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  • Robert Recordeby Jack Williams

    Springer London 2011; US$ 129.00

    The 16th-Century intellectual Robert Recorde is chiefly remembered for introducing the equals sign into algebra, yet the greater significance of his work is often overlooked. This book details the man, his achievements and his historical importance. more...

  • Computers in Swedish Societyby Per Lundin

    Springer London 2012; US$ 139.00

    This book describes and analyzes a project collecting the stories of some 700 people on how computing transformed Swedish society between 1950 and 1980; explores the interaction of computing with broad transformation in economies, cultures, and societies. more...

  • Computerby Martin Campbell-Kelly; William Aspray; Nathan Ensmenger; Jeffrey R. Yost

    Westview Press 2013; US$ 29.99

    This history of the computer explores the roots of the industry's development, tracing not only the development of the machine itself--beginning with Charles Babbage's 1833 mechanical prototype--but also chronicling the effects of manufacturing and sales innovations by companies that made the boom possible. more...

  • Hacking Europeby Gerard Alberts; Ruth Oldenziel

    Springer London 2014; US$ 109.00

    This book traces the evolution of European hacker culture: chopping games in Warsaw, hacking software in Athens, chaos in Hamburg, producing demos in Turku and partying with computing in Zagreb and Amsterdam. Emphasizes the role of mischief, humor and play. more...

  • Readyby Roberto Dillon

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 129.00

    How did the Commodore 64 conquer the hearts of millions and become a platform people still actively develop for even today? What made it so special? This book will appeal to both those who like tinkering with old technology as a hobby and nostalgic readers who simply want to enjoy a trip down memory lane. It discusses in a concise but rigorous format... more...

  • Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks for Smart Citiesby Anis Laouiti; Amir Qayyum; Mohamad Naufal Mohamad Saad

    Springer Singapore 2014; US$ 199.00

    Vehicularcommunicationisakeytechnologyinintelligenttransportationsystems. Formanyyears now, theacademicand industrial research communities have been investigating these communicationsinorder to improveefficiencyand safetyoffuturetransportation. Vehicularnetworkingoffersawidevarietyofapplications,includingsafetyapplications... more...

  • Codici cifratiby Bengt Beckman

    Springer Milan 2006; US$ 9.95

    Durante la II guerra mondiale hanno avuto luogo numerosi risultati di rilievo nel campo della crittografia militare. Uno dei meno conosciuti quello usato dal servizio di intelligence svedese, nei confronti del codice tedesco per le comunicazioni strategiche con i comandi dei paesi occupati nel nord Europa, le cui linee passavano per la Svezia. In... more...

  • Electronic Value Exchangeby David L. Stearns

    Springer London 2011; US$ 149.00

    Electronic Value Exchange examines the transformation of the VISA electronic payment system from a collection of non-integrated, localized, paper-based bank credit card programs into the cooperative, global, electronic value exchange network it is today. more...