A Brief History of Computing by Gerard O'Regan PDF

By Gerard O'Regan

ISBN-10: 1848000839

ISBN-13: 9781848000834

ISBN-10: 1849967253

ISBN-13: 9781849967259

This e-book presents an creation into the main subject matters within the heritage of computing in an easy-to-follow and concise demeanour. It covers major parts and occasions within the box from the beginnings of computation 3000B.C. via to the current day. beneficial properties: deals designated details on significant figures in computing, comparable to Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; encompasses a heritage of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; provides a background of software program engineering; Discusses the growth of synthetic intelligence, with extension to a couple of the foremost disciplines during this box, reminiscent of philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetic; examines the background of the net revolution, world-wide-web and Dot Com Bubble; indicates the evolution of a couple of know-how businesses reminiscent of IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the basic parts within the computing box, this essentially written and broad-ranging textual content will capture the eye and significantly profit laptop technological know-how students.

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