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Stantec Zebra (1958)

Manufacturer: StanTec
Stantec Zebra at Uminho in Portugal

from Dutch Pride page: "The ZEBRA (Zeer Eenvoudig Binair Reken Apparaat) was designed by Van der Poel for the Dutch PTT but not produced there. After lengthy negotiations Stantec in the UK built it, delivering the first in 1957. The ZEBRA can still be seen at the TechniekMuseum Delft, part of the Delft University" There are two ZEBRA simulators available (see links)


  • van der Poel (1956) van der Poel, W. L., "The Logical Principles of Some Simple Computers" University of Amsterdam 1956  E A
  • van der Poel (1959) van der Poel, W L. "ZEBRA, a simple binary computer" Proc. IFIP, UNESCO, pp. 361-365, June, 1959  E A
  • Bell (1971) Bell, Gordon "Computer Structures: Readings & Examples" McGraw-Hill 1971  E A Extract: Zebra
  • Judd (1995) Judd, Robin "Linear Programming and all that" Half-day seminar on the Zebra computer at the Science Museum in London on 11 October 1995  E A Online copy Extract: Why Judd wrote Intrinsic
  • Hunter (1995) Hunter, Don "Memories of the Zebra" Resurrection 1995  E A Online copy Extract: Introduction
  • van der Poel (1998) van der Poel, Willem "Evolution of the Zebra" Resurrection 16  E A Abstract Online copy
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