Who invented 3rd generation computer?
The computer was not discovered, it was invented. It was a long process of invention for the computer as we know it today. First generation: (post World War II) Digital computers were enormous, developed mainly in the U.S. and used vacuum tubes. Second generation: (around 1960) Computers then used transistors; these were the first successful commercial computers. Third generation: (late 1960s and 1970s) These were characterized by using integrated circuits and miniaturizing components. Fourth generation…
Generation in computer terminology is a step in technology. It provides the all information about the growth of computer industry. The term generation was used to distinguish between varying the hardware technologies. Now a days, it has been extended to include both hardware and software that together make up a computer system. There are five generations:- First generation (1942-55) Second Generation (1955-64) Third Generation (1964-75) Fourth Generation(1975-89) Fifth Generation (1989-Present) From:- (ROHIT KUMAR)