• Jul 31, 1921
    (b.) -
    Oct 9, 2010


After war-time work on Radar in the Australian forces, John Bennet worked on a number of early British computers incuding EDSAC as research assitant to Maurice Wilkes. Working for Ferranti he developed the instruction set for the Ferrant Mark 1 Computer.Back in his native Australia he developed the SILLIAC Computer and later becaame foundation Professor in the Basser Department at Sysney University
  • Date of Birth:

    Jul 31, 1921
  • Date of Death:

    Oct 9, 2010
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  • Noted For:

    Pioneering computing in Australia
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