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A Computer Science Reader: Selections from Abacus

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A Computer Science Reader covers the entire field of computing, from its technological status through its social, economic and political significance. The book's clearly written selections represent the best of what has been published in the first three-and-a-half years of ABACUS, Springer-Verlag's internatioanl quarterly journal for computing professionals. Among the articles included are: - U.S. versus IBM: An Exercise in Futility? by Robert P. Bigelow - Programmers: The Amateur vs. the Professional by Henry Ledgard - The Composer and the Computer by Lejaren Hiller - SDI: A Violation of Professional Responsibility by David L. Parnas - Who Invented the First Electronic Digital Computer? by Nancy Stern - Foretelling the Future by Adaptive Modeling by Ian H. Witten and John G. Cleary - The Fifth Generation: Banzai or Pie-in-the-Sky? by Eric A. Weiss This volume contains more than 30 contributions by outstanding and authoritative authors grouped into the magazine's regular categories: Editorials, Articles, Departments, Reports from Correspondents, and Features. A Computer Science Reader will be interesting and important to any computing professional or student who wants to know about the status, trends, and controversies in computer science today.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781461264583
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Personal Computers-General
Author:
Weiss, Eric A.
Author:
Weiss, Eric A., MD
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Computer Science, general
Subject:
Computers and Society
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
Publication Date:
20130430
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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