Nikolay Brusentsov (1925

“Creator of the Ternary Computer”
Nikolay Brusentsov was born February 7, 1925 in
South Ukraine. There he lived with his father (a
chemical plant specialist, his mother (teacher of a
nursery school) and two other siblings.
He graduated with honors from a young
workers school in Kalinin. And in 1953,
graduate from the Radio Engineering Faculty
of the Moscow Power Engineering Institute in
Kalinin, where he created tables of diffraction
on an elliptical cylinder.
In 1958, he and his laboratory created the first
sample ternary computer is called “Setun”,
which he got the name from a river near
Moscow University. The special feature about
this machine is paging and two-level memory
organization, a magnetic drum