Generation of Computers
A generation is often referred to as the state of improvement in the development of a product. The generation of a computer is the advancement of computer technology from time to time.
In every generation, the circuitry has become smaller and more advanced than the previous generation. Each generation of computer is characterized by major technological development.
There are five generations of computer which are:
First-generation (1940 – 1956)
Second generation (1956 – 1963)
Third generation (1964 – 1971)
Fourth generation (1971 – 1983)
Fifth-generation (1983 – present and