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Cracovians Anyone? How do they work?

  1. Jan 18, 2012 #1
    Cracovians seem to be matrices. I'm looking at some right now, but how they operate is not clear. Braces are used to enclose them. jpg shows the idea.

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  3. Jan 20, 2012 #2
    They belong to the early days of computing when tapes were used for memory. See <http://dictionary.sensagent.com/cracovian/en-en/> [Broken]

    Better yet. <http://adsabs.harvard.edu/full/1942AJ.....50...38B>
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  4. Jan 31, 2012 #3
    :confused:Looks like equations to the meaning of life.
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