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GENERATIONS OF COMPUTER

What are the generations of computer?

Generation of computers

A generation is often referred to the state of improvement in the development of a product. Generation of 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 a 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 beyond)