6 edition of History of computing found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||Ulf Hashagen, Reinhard Keil-Slawik, Arthur L. Norberg (eds.)|
|Contributions||Hashagen, Ulf, Keil-Slawik, Reinhard, 1953-, Norberg, Arthur L. 1938-, Heinz Nixdorf MuseumsForum|
|LC Classifications||QA76.76.D47 I564 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 283 p. :|
|Number of Pages||283|
|LC Control Number||2002066993|
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You might think that this book is about the history of computing in the United States but in fact it talks about the history of time sharing systems and early computer networks in the s. It does a good job of focusing on those elements of computing history. If you are interested in those things and that time period, I recommend this book. No comprehensive history of scientific computing has yet been written. This seminar examines scientific articles, participants’ memoirs, and works by historians, sociologists, and anthropologists of science to provide multiple perspectives on the use of computers in diverse fields of physical, biological, and social sciences and the humanities.
The history of computing has its origins at the outset of civilization. As towns and communities evolved there was a need for increasingly sophisticated calculations. This book traces the evolution of computation, from early civilisations Author: Gerard O'regan. Get this from a library! A brief history of computing. [Gerard O'Regan] -- "This lively and fascinating text traces the key developments in computation – from B.C. to the present day – in an easy-to-follow and concise manner. Topics and features: ideal for self-study.
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This book covers every step and deviation along the path of digital computing from the late 40's onward, and although it's a tough read at times, the picture it paints of the slow and steady acceleration of excitement and innovation in the design Cited by: Discover the best Computing Industry History in Best Sellers.
Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. I have serious reservations about historians writing about computers, so do many science and engineering colleagues (I have attended SHOT meetings). I seriously doubt that a single book can do justice.
Historians are a peculiar breed. I think the. Paul E. Ceruzzi is Curator at the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution. He is the author of Computing: A Concise History, A History of Modern Computing, and Internet Alley: High Technology in Tysons Corner,all published by the MIT Press, and other books.4/5.
This is a very good question. I’m in the UK for a while right now and don’t have access to my home library, so I’ll add to this answer incrementally as I think of more items. However, I also invite all readers of this to provide some of their favo. History of Nordic Computing: IFIP WG First Working Conference on the History of Nordic Computing (HiNC1), June, Trondheim, Norway.
Springer. Springer. ISBN 0. From the analytical engine to the supercomputer, from Pascal to von Neumann, from punched cards to CD-ROMs -- the IEEE Annals of the History of Computing covers the breadth of computer history.
Featuring scholarly articles by leading computer scientists and historians, as well as firsthand accounts by computer pioneers, the Annals is the primary publication for. This revised edition of the popular reference and textbook outlines the historical developments in computing technology.
It explains and describes historical aspects of calculation with an emphasis on the physical devices used, in different times to aid people in their attempts at automating the process of arithmetic. The History of Computing series publishes high-quality books which address the history of computing, with an emphasis on the ‘externalist’ view of this history, more accessible to a wider audience.
The series examines content and history from four main quadrants: the history of relevant technologies, the history of the core science, the history of relevant business and.
The definitive history of IBM between the end of the World War II and the S/ Excellent, if technical, history of how IBM built the suite of new technologies needed to make the successful business computers of the s.
Business history is also well represented, if less convincing. A massive and often dry book, but very useful. A compact and accessible history, from punch cards and calculators to UNIVAC and ENIAC, the personal computer, Silicon Valley, and the Internet.
The history of computing could be told as the story of hardware and software, or the story of the Internet, or the story of “smart” hand-held devices, with subplots involving IBM, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook, and Twitter. In this concise. In this video, we’ll be discussing the evolution of computing – more specifically, the evolution of the technologies that have brought upon the modern computing era.
. This book started from the premise that Computer Science should be taught as a liberal art, not an industrial skill. I had the privilege of taking from Gerry Sussman when I was a ﬁrst year student at MIT, and that course awakened me to the power and beauty of computing, and inspired me to pursue a career as.
The writer chooses a range of fiction, history and theory to offer an informal anthropology of computing Vikram Chandra Wed 19 Feb EST First published on Wed 19 Feb EST. A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century focuses on the advancements in the processes, methodologies, programs, and techniques in computing.
The selection first elaborates on computing developments in Cambridge, U.S.A., pioneering work on computers at Bletchley, and the COLOSSUS. The purpose of this book has always been to teach new programmers and scientists about the basics of High Performance Computing. oTo many parallel and high performance computing books focus on the architecture, theory and computer science surrounding HPC.
I wanted this book to speak to the practicing. The history of computing has its origins at the outset of civilization, and the need for increasingly sophisticated calculations has grown as towns and communities lively and fascinating text traces the key developments in computation – from B.C.
to the present day – in an easy-to-follow and concise manner. Providing a comprehensive introduction to the most. A Short History of Computing Dr. Frank McCown Harding University Computer Science Dept Photos were obtained from the Web, and copyright is held by the respective owners.
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This journal is sponsored by the American Association for History and Computing (AAHC), organized at a conference held in Cincinnati in January The AAHC aspires to promote and develop interest in the use of computers in all types of historical study at every level, in both teaching and research.
Computer - Computer - History of computing: A computer might be described with deceptive simplicity as “an apparatus that performs routine calculations automatically.” Such a definition would owe its deceptiveness to a naive and narrow view of calculation as a strictly mathematical process.
In fact, calculation underlies many activities that are not normally thought of as. From the first digital computer to the Web—a story of individuals, institutions, and the forces that led to a series of dramatic transformations.
This engaging history covers modern computing from the development of the first electronic digital computer through the advent of the World Wide Web.
The author concentrates on four key moments of transition: the transformation of the computer .I, Pre-history: The earliest computing device undoubtedly consisted of the five fingers of each hand. The word digital comes from "digits" or schools taught finger counting and actually devised methods of doing multiplication and division on their fingers.Designed to make web-scale computing easier for developers, Amazon's EC2 provided compute in the cloud with complete control of all computing resources for the first time commercially.