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- British Informatics Society Limited 2012; US$ 27.99
Secret wartime projects in areas such as code-breaking, radar and ballistics produced a wealth of ideas and technologies that kick-started the development of digital computers. This is the story of the people and projects that flourished in the post-war period. Their influence is still discernable deep down within today's hardware and software. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 9.99
Wieviele Schritte muss ein Mensch gehen und wie gefährlich sind seine Wege, wieviel Leid erträgt ein Mensch und woher nimmt er die Kraft, um die einzige Bahn zu beschreiten, die für ihn wichtig ist: die zur Freiheit ohne Verlust seiner Rechtschaffenheit? Egon Balas erzählt in dieser ungemein fesselnd geschriebenen Autobiographie von den Wegen, die... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 109.00
Statistical Semantics for the Semantic Web provides a unique introduction to identity and reference theories of the World Wide Web, through the academic lens of philosophy of language and data-driven statistical models. The Semantic Web is a natural evolution of the Web, and this book covers the URL-based Web architecture and Semantic Web in detail.... more...
- Springer London 2012; US$ 34.95
Offers a comprehensive account of the history of computing Traces the beginnings of computation from 3000 B.C. through to modern times Includes helpful pedagogical elements such as exercises and chapter summaries Does not require studies in computer science in order to be understood and appreciated more...
- Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95
Boolean algebra, also called Boolean logic, is at the heart of the electronic circuitry in everything we use--from our computers and cars, to our kitchen gadgets and home appliances. How did a system of mathematics established in the Victorian era become the basis for such incredible technological achievements a century later? In The Logician and... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2012; US$ 23.95
When grace Hooper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at the age of seventy-nine, the oldest serving officer in the Navy. A mathematician by training who became a computer scientist, the eccentric and outspoken Hoper helped propel the Navy into the computer age.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 125.95
i in the Sky is a collection of essays by more than 40 experts, including such leading writers as Charles Handy, Don Tapscott, and Kevin Warwick, giving their personal vision of the future of information. Information here is given its widest meaning and includes such subjects as the Internet, electronic commerce, cybernetics, robotics, artificial... more...
- Springer New York 2013; US$ 119.00
A comprehensive and authoritative account of the creation, development, and actions of IBM's Deep Blue, a computer that defeated a chess grand master. Book details the AI technology and people involved in this technological triumph of machine over human gaming skills. Specialists and nonspecialists in AI and computer gaming will discover a fascinating... more...
- Springer London 2013; US$ 19.99
Part history, part memoir and part cultural study, this book offers an inside look at the creation of the Internet and the establishment of the Internet Engineering Task Force, from the perspective of a self-proclaimed geek who witnessed it first-hand. more...