January 11, 2018

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By Gerard O'Regan

ISBN-10: 1848000839

ISBN-13: 9781848000834

ISBN-10: 1849967253

ISBN-13: 9781849967259

This publication offers an advent into the main subject matters within the historical past 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 factors: deals certain info on significant figures in computing, resembling Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; encompasses a historical past of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; provides a historical past of software program engineering; Discusses the development of man-made intelligence, with extension to a couple of the main disciplines during this box, corresponding to 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 few expertise businesses comparable to IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the elemental parts within the computing box, this truly written and broad-ranging textual content will seize the eye and drastically profit machine technology students.

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