First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC


Missing references, mainly to unwritten Sections after 15.0, are indicated by empty {}. All added material, mainly forward references, is enclosed in {}. The text and figures have been reset using TEX in order to improve readability. For a more "modern" interpretation of the von Neumann design see M. D. Godfrey and D. F. Hendry, "The Computer as von Neumann Planned It," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol.