Korteweg-de Vries Institute for Mathematics

Electrologica X8 Symposium

24Mar2018 10:00 - 16:40


Rijksmuseum Boerhaave, together with the University of Amsterdam, the Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and TU Eindhoven organises a public symposium on the Electrologica X8 computer from the sixties that was developed and built in the Netherlands.

Reason for the symposium

Rijksmuseum Boerhaave is including the last remaining complete copy of the famous Electrologica X8 computer in the new presentation of the museum.

The X8 still enjoys enormous status because of the innovations that the design offered that are still commonplace.

At the X8 symposium eyewitnesses, former users and computer science historians will discuss the meaning of this computer.


The programme will be in Dutch.

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