A Brief History of Computing by Gerard O'Regan PDF

By Gerard O'Regan

This publication presents an advent into the foremost 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. good points: deals targeted info on significant figures in computing, reminiscent of Boole, Babbage, Shannon , Turing and Von Neumann; features a historical past of programming languages, together with syntax and semantics; offers a background of software program engineering; Discusses the development of synthetic intelligence, with extension to a couple of the major disciplines during this box, equivalent to philosophy, psychology, linguistics, neural networks and cybernetic; examines the heritage of the web revolution, world-wide-web and Dot Com Bubble; exhibits the evolution of a couple of know-how businesses equivalent to IBM, Motorola and Microsoft. targeting the elemental components within the computing box, this sincerely written and broad-ranging textual content will seize the eye and significantly profit machine technological know-how students.

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