The Computer Revolution in Canada: Building National Technological Competence

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Canadian Military Enterprise and the University
15
The Navys Pursuit of SelfReliance in Digital Electronics
45
Complexity and the Military Imperative to Miniaturize
79
Civilian Public Enterprise Encourages Domestic RD in Digital Electronics
105
The Effort to Create a Canadian Computer Industry
143
The Sperry Gyroscope Company of Canada and Computer Numerical Control
181
The Dilemma of Buying Mandated Subsidiaries The Case of the Control Data Corporation
223
Conclusion
275
Notes
303
Index
405
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