New PDF release: A Brief History of Computing

By Gerard O'Regan

This ebook offers an advent into the main issues within the background 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. positive aspects: deals special info on significant figures in computing, comparable to Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; contains a background of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; provides a background of software program engineering; Discusses the development of man-made intelligence, with extension to a couple of the foremost disciplines during this box, similar to philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetic; examines the background of the net revolution, world-wide-web and Dot Com Bubble; exhibits the evolution of a few expertise businesses equivalent to IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the elemental parts within the computing box, this in actual fact written and broad-ranging textual content will capture the eye and significantly gain desktop technology students.

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