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  • Moving Targetsby Simon Lavington

    Springer London 2011; US$ 149.00

    Moving Targets charts the gradual take-up of Information Technology in Britain, as seen through the eyes of one innovative company ? Elliott-Automation ? and remembered by those who worked for that company. The story touches on the strategic, technical and economic history of the 1950s and 1960s, through such themes as: secret computers built... more...

  • Origins and Foundations of Computingby Heinz Nixdorf Museums Forum; Friedrich L. Bauer

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 59.99

    The book examines how intellectual developments in logic and mathematics were gradually matched by technical solutions in first mechanics and then electronics, and how the resulting machines found application in engineering, science and business.The author was among the pioneers of computing science, and he offers a personal and distinctive view of... more...

  • Robert Recordeby John (Jack) W 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...

  • Technology for Modellingby Charles Care

    Springer London 2010; US$ 149.00

    This book investigates the technologies, the concepts, and the applications of analog computing. The book suggests a new interpretation of the history of analog computing, and argues that analog computing can be thought of as a modeling technology. more...

  • Fifth IFIP International Conference on Theoretical Computer Science - TCS 2008by Giorgio Ausiello; Juhani Karhumäki; Giancarlo Mauri; Luke Ong

    Springer US 2008; US$ 219.00

    International Federation for Information Processing The IFIP series publishes state-of-the-art results in the sciences and technologies of information and communication. The scope of the series includes: foundations of computer science; software theory and practice; education; computer applications in technology; communication systems; systems modeling... 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

    Vehicular communication is a key technology in intelligent transportation systems. For many years now, the academic and industrial research communities have been investigating these communications in order to improve efficiency and safety of future transportation. Vehicular networking offers a wide variety of applications, including safety applications... more...

  • Codici cifratiby Bengt Beckman

    Springer Milan 2006; US$ 14.99

    Durante la II guerra mondiale hanno avuto luogo numerosi risultati di rilievo nel campo della crittografia militare. Uno dei meno conosciuti è 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...