The books about history of computer science and technology in the former USSR

Boris Malinovsky


Compact disc "History of Development of Information Technologies in Ukraine"

by professor Boris N.Malinovsky:

  • "Small stories about great scientists". (A jubilee collected publications of Nikolai Amosov, Sergei Lebedev, Victor Glushkov and memoirs of their contemporaries). In Russian language. Kyiv, "Gorobets". 2013, 400 p., 140 photos, ISBN 978-966-8508-42-4. Is available in Internet shop TravelBook.
  • "Documentary Trilogy". In Russian language. Kyiv, "Gorobets". 2011, 336 p., 90 photos, ISBN 978-966-2377-19-4.
  • "To store eternally". In Ukrainian, English languages. Kyiv, Vydavnychiy Dim "Kyiv-Mohyla Academy". 2007, 176 p., 100 photos, ISBN 978-966-518-436-2.
  • "To store eternally". In Russian, English languages. Kyiv, "Gorobets". 2007, 176 p., 100 photos, ISBN 978-966-518-436-2.
  • "There is Nothing More Precious..." In Russian language, Kyiv, "Gorobets", 2005, 336 p., 272 photos, ISBN 5-87534-218-8.
  • A Well-Known and Unknown in the history of Computer Devices and Information Technology in Ukraine, Kyiv, Interlink, 2004, 216 p, 80 photos, ISBN 966-8122-14-3, In Ukrainian language.
    The book is supplied with CD "The history of development of Information Technology in Ukraine", presenting the significant but little known contribution of Ukraine to the global process of computer technology development . In Ukrainian, Russian and English languages.
  • Academician Victor Glushkov. Golden Landmarks in the History of Computer Science and Technology in Ukraine, Kyiv, "BMUPoL". 2003, 183 p., ISBN966-7979-39-3
  • Collected stories "On Development of the First in Continental Europe Electronic Computing Machine". Compiled by professor Boris N.Malinovsky. "Academperiodika" Publishing House. 150 p. Kyiv. 2002, In Ukrainian languages.
  • A Well-Known and Unknown in the history of Computer Devices and Information Technology in Ukraine, Kyiv, "Academperiodika" Publishing House, 2001, 214 p., 80 photos, ISBN 966-02-2121-5, In Ukrainian languages.
  • Essays on history of Computer Science and Technology in Ukraine, Kyiv, "Feniks", 1998, 452 p., 210 photos, ISBN 5-87534-218-8.
  • The book "Soviet computer pioneers", Kyiv, 1995, 380 p., 130 photos.
    English version of the book "Pioneers of Soviet Computing"
  • The history of computer technology in personalities - academician Sergey Lebedev. In Russian language, Kyiv, 1992, 126 p., 30 photos, ISBN 5-12-003975-8.
  • Academician Victor Glushkov. In Russian language, Kyiv, 1993, 140 p., 50 photos, ISBN 5-12-003983-9
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Boris N.Malinovskys books are available in:
Vernadskiy National library of Ukraine,
National parliamentary library of Ukraine,
Lviv Politekhnika National university library,
National library of Ukraine for children (Kyiv),
Library of the National technical university "KPI",
Library of the National Aviation university,
Maksymovitch Scientific library of the National Shevchenko university
( Electronic catalog of the library named after M. Maximovich)


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Editor-in-chief Boris N.Malinovsky

  • Life is days which remain in memory..., 2015-2016, Kyiv, 2017, 288 p.,
    Collected album is dedicated to Nikolai Amosovs Club. The first collection covers period since 1994 till 2014. At those years the Club was famous for meetings with representatives of social, scientific and political elite of the country. Those meetings were the mirror for the events which took place both in Ukraine and in the Club.
    Here is the second edition of the Collected album, which contains mostly recollections, various creative activities of the Club members in 2015-2016. This Collected album was compiled by practically all Club members.
    The Collected album contains reproductions of Jury Ivaskivs paintings.

Boris N.Malinovsky

  • Life is days which remain in memory..., 1994-2014, Kyiv, 2015, 192 p.,
    Collected album is dedicated to Nikolai Amosovs Club in 1994-2014. In those years the Club organized over 200 meetings with representatives of social, scientific and political elite of the country. Those meetings were the mirror for the events which took place both in Ukraine and in the Club.
    An idea to form a Collected album appeared spontaneously, that is why the material was chosen accounting the prevalent situation in the Club during last twenty years.
    The Collected album contains reproductions of Mauritz Cornelis Eshers paintings.

Boris N.Malinovsky, Anne M.Belkina

Book cover "Information Technology in the USSR. Developers of the Soviet Computer Devices"

Juri Revitch, Boris N.Malinovsky

Book cover "Computer Techniques: the history of development from tube computers to integrated circuit computers"

V.I.Zatserkovniy, V.V.Litvinov, V.P.Klimenko

Ivan V.Sergienko

Ivan V.Sergienko, an Academician of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine:

  • Informatics and Computer Technology, Kyiv, "Naukova Dumka", 2004, 432 p., ISBN 966-00-0290-4.
  • Informatics in Ukraine: formation, development, problems, Kyiv, "Naukova Dumka", 1999, 353 p., ISBN 966-00-0540-7.
  • Formation and development of studies on Informatics, Kyiv, "Naukova Dumka", 1998, 206 p., ISBN 966-00-0400-1.
Lev Dashevskiy and Ekaterina Shkabara

Lev Dashevskiy, Candidate of technical science and Ekaterina Shkabara, Candidate of technical science:

  • How it all started, Moscow, "Znanie", 1981, 63 p. Memoirs on development of MECM, the first home- made electronic computing machine. New in life, science, techniques. "Mathematics and Cybernetics series" № 1, 1981.
Title page of the book

Boris E.Vasilenko:

  • Pacing to rocket techniques: Notes of the chief engineer, Kyiv, "Novyi Druk", 2004, 384 p., ISBN 966-8527-12-7
    The book contains essays about people and business of Kiev Radio Plant on development of space-rocket hardware in 60s-90s of the 20th century. Its author directly participated in development of control system for rocket complexes and space stations.
Tadeusch P.Marianovitch

Tadeusch P.Marianovitch:

  • Be grateful to the destiny. A Word about the Teacher, Donetsk, "Nauka and Osvita", 2009, 79 p.
    Memoirs of Marianovitch, a well-known Ukrainian mathematician, a Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine, referred to the second half of the 20th century a brilliant period of contemporary mathematics , a period of formation of the Ukrainian school of Cybernetics and the Ukrainian school of probability theory founded by Victor Glushkov and B.Gnedenko, the outstanding native scientists.
    With gratitude to the destiny, which allowed the author be a follower of such great Masters.
Vladimir I.Petruk

Vladimir I.Petruk:

  • Victor Glushkov and Kyiv University, Kyiv, "Information and analytical agency", 2013, 171 p.
    (In Ukrainian language.)
    A jubilee edition to 90th anniversary of Victor Glushkov, an outstanding Ukrainian scientist, an Academician of the Ukrainian SSR and the USSR, director of the Institute of Cybernetics the National Academy of Science of Ukraine (now named after him), professor of Shevchenko Kyiv state university, the founder of the chair of theoretical Cybernetics and the faculty of Cybernetics.
    The book contains Academician Glushkovs autobiography, recorded by his elder daughter Olga and completed by recollections on her father made by Glushkovs younger daughter Vera.
    The work of professor Glushkov in Kyiv University is described, numerous documents, manuscripts copies, rare photos, recollections of his students are presented.

Books of foreign authors on the history of computer science:

Title page of the book

Mark Galperin:

  • A whales jump, St.Petersburg, "Politekhnika service", 2010, 350 p., ISBN 978-5-904031-22-0
    The book is about development of one of the first complex of the Soviet submarine of 877 project (Kilo class), known also as "Varshavianka". "A whales jump" is a documentary story about history of creation of the Fighting Information Control "Knot" System.
    The second subject is the history of creation of native microelectronics in which significant role was played by F.Staros and I.Berg.
    The third subject unusual destinies of F.Staros and I.Berg, their work in Amerika as efficient Soviet intelligence officers prior to their arrival to Russia and life after their dismissal up to the end of their days.
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  • "A whales jump", "Whales jumps", an extended DVD electronic version of Mark Galperins book.
Title page of the book "Anatolii Kitov is a pioneer of Cybernetics, Informatics and Computerized  Control Systems"

Books about Anatolii Kitov:

  • V.A.Dolgov "Anatolii Kitov is a pioneer of Cybernetics, Informatics and Computerized Control Systems",
    Scientific and biographical essay/K.Kurbakov. Second edition. - M.: KOS INF, 2010. - 337 p., pictures 32 p.
    The book is dedicated to Anatolii Kitov, a pioneer of Cybernetics, Informatics and Computerized Control Systems. Professor Kitov is a founder of a number of scientific schools on Informatics, the author of first textbooks on computers, programming, algorithmic languages and computerized control systems.
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  • V.A.Dolgov "Anatolii Kitov is a pioneer of Cybernetics, Informatics and Computerized Control Systems",
    Scientific and biographical essay/K.Kurbakov. - M.: KOS INF, 2009. - 342 p.,
    The book is dedicated to Anatolii Kitov, a pioneer of Cybernetics, Informatics and Computerized Control Systems. Professor Kitov is the founder of a number of scientific schools on Informatics, the author of first textbooks on computers, programming, algorithmic languages and computerized control systems.

History Computer Science Books:

  • Clark R. Mollenhoff. Atanasoff: Forgotten Father of the Computer, "Iowa State University Press, Ames", 1998, 275 p. ISBN 0-8138-0032-3.
  • Georg Trogemann, Alexander Nitussov, Wolfgang Ernst. Computing in Russia. The History of Computer Devices and Information Technology revealed, Koln, Germany, "Vieweg", 2001, 350 p. ISBN 3-528-05757-2.
  • Marcello Morelli. Dalle Calcolatrici AI Computer Degli Anni Cinquanta. I Protagonisti e le Macchine Della Storia Dell'Informatica. Milano, Italy, "FrancoAngeli", 2001, 400 p., ISBN 88-464-2879-X.
  • Herbert Matis. Die Wundermashcine. Die unendliche Geschichte der Datenverarbeitung - von der Rechenuhr zum Internet. Frankfurt/Wien: Redline Wirtschaft bei Ueberreuter, 2002, 392 p., ISBN 3-8323-0936-5.
  • Slava Gerovich. From Newspeak to Cyber-Speak. A History of Soviet Cybernetics. "The MIT Press", Cambridge, Massachusetts, London, England, 2002, 369 p., ISBN 0-262-07232-7.
  • Kovacs Gyozo. Valogatott kalandozasaim Informatikaban. Budapest, "GAMA-GEO Kft. Masszi Kiado", 2002, 331 p., ISBN 963-9454-22-2.
  • Mike Hally. Electronic Brains/Stories from the Dawn of the Computer Age, London, "Granta Books". 2005, 274 p., ISBN1 86207 663 4.