Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0375422773
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Documents the innovations of a group of eccentric geniuses who developed computer code in the mid-20th century as part of mathematician Alan Turin's theoretical universal machine idea, exploring how their ideas led to such developments as ...

Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0718194500
Size: 56.72 MB
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' In Turing's Cathedral, George Dyson vividly re-creates the intense experimentation, incredible mathematical insight and pure creative genius that led to the dawn of the digital universe, uncovering a wealth of new material to bring a ...

Turing S Cathedral

Author: George Dyson
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 0307907066
Size: 61.95 MB
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In Turing’s Cathedral, George Dyson focuses on a small group of men and women, led by John von Neumann at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, who built one of the first computers to realize Alan Turing’s vision of ...

Darwin Among The Machines

Author: George B. Dyson
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: 0465046975
Size: 36.19 MB
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Darwin Among the Machines tells the story of humankind’s journey into the digital wilderness.

The Computing Universe

Author: Tony Hey
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 0521766451
Size: 29.41 MB
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It introduces a fascinating cast of dreamers and inventors who brought these great technological developments into every corner of the modern world, and will open up the universe of computing to anyone who has ever wondered where his or her ...

Alan Turing His Work And Impact

Author: S. Barry Cooper
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0123870127
Size: 75.55 MB
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This collection provides a great service to researchers, but is also an approachable entry point for readers with limited training in the science, but an urge to learn more about the details of Turing's work. 2013 winner of the prestigious ...

The Essential Turing

Author: Alan Mathison Turing
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198250797
Size: 72.91 MB
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Lectures, scientific papers, top secret wartime material, correspondence, and broadcasts are introduced and set in context by Jack Copeland, Director of the Turing Archive for the History of Computing."--Jacket.

Nine Algorithms That Changed The Future

Author: John MacCormick
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691147140
Size: 16.77 MB
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This book does exactly that. It reminds me why I love computer science. MacCormick's explanations are easy to understand yet they tell the real story of how these algorithms actually work.

Alan Turing And His Contemporaries

Author: Simon Lavington
Publisher: BCS, The Chartered Institute
ISBN: 1780171056
Size: 31.59 MB
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This is the story of the people and projects that flourished in the post-war period. By 1955 computers had begun to appear in the market-place. The Information Age was dawning and Alan Turing and his contemporaries held centre stage.

Bright Boys

Author: Tom Green
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439865221
Size: 63.23 MB
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Everything has a beginning. None was more profound—and quite as unexpected—than Information Technology. Here for the first time is the untold story of how our new age came to be and the bright boys who made it happen.