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Makin' Numbers: Howard Aiken and the Computer (History of Computing) - I. Bernard Cohen, Gregory W. Welch
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[SR: 2904674], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780262032636], The MIT Press, The MIT Press, Book, [PU: The MIT Press], The MIT Press, with the cooperation of Robert V. D. CampbellThis collection of technical essays and reminiscences is a companion volume to I. Bernard Cohen's biography, Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer. After an overview by Cohen, Part I presents the first complete publication of Aiken's 1937 proposal for an automatic calculating machine, which was later realized as the Mark I, as well as recollections of Aiken's first two machines by the chief engineer in charge of construction of Mark II, Robert Campbell, and the principal programmer of Mark I, Richard Bloch. Henry Tropp describes Aiken's hostility to the exclusive use of binary numbers in computational systems and his alternative approach.Part II contains essays on Aiken's administrative and teaching styles by former students Frederick Brooks and Peter Calingaert and an essay by Gregory Welch on the difficulties Aiken faced in establishing a computer science program at Harvard. Part III contains recollections by people who worked or studied with Aiken, including Richard Bloch, Grace Hopper, Anthony Oettinger, and Maurice Wilkes. Henry Tropp provides excerpts from an interview conducted just before Aiken's death. Part IV gathers the most significant of Aiken's own writings. The appendixes give the specs of Aiken's machines and list his doctoral students and the topics of their dissertations., 3508, Computer Science, 3887, AI & Machine Learning, 760204, Bioinformatics, 132559011, Computer Simulation, 107196011, Cybernetics, 132574011, Human-Computer Interaction, 107197011, Information Theory, 3897, Robotics, 602672, Systems Analysis & Design, 5, Computers & Technology, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 3573, History, 10806606011, History & Culture, 5, Computers & Technology, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4853, United States, 4867, African Americans, 4868, Civil War, 4869, Colonial Period, 6343225011, Immigrants, 4871, Revolution & Founding, 14278871, State & Local, 4808, Americas, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 13871, History & Philosophy, 75, Science & Math, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 468204, Computer Science, 491298, Algorithms, 491300, Artificial Intelligence, 491306, Database Storage & Design, 491308, Graphics & Visualization, 491302, Networking, 491310, Object-Oriented Software Design, 491312, Operating Systems, 491314, Programming Languages, 491316, Software Design & Engineering, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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[SR: 2904674], Hardcover, [EAN: 9780262032636], The MIT Press, The MIT Press, Book, [PU: The MIT Press], The MIT Press, with the cooperation of Robert V. D. CampbellThis collection of technical essays and reminiscences is a companion volume to I. Bernard Cohen's biography, Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer. After an overview by Cohen, Part I presents the first complete publication of Aiken's 1937 proposal for an automatic calculating machine, which was later realized as the Mark I, as well as recollections of Aiken's first two machines by the chief engineer in charge of construction of Mark II, Robert Campbell, and the principal programmer of Mark I, Richard Bloch. Henry Tropp describes Aiken's hostility to the exclusive use of binary numbers in computational systems and his alternative approach.Part II contains essays on Aiken's administrative and teaching styles by former students Frederick Brooks and Peter Calingaert and an essay by Gregory Welch on the difficulties Aiken faced in establishing a computer science program at Harvard. Part III contains recollections by people who worked or studied with Aiken, including Richard Bloch, Grace Hopper, Anthony Oettinger, and Maurice Wilkes. Henry Tropp provides excerpts from an interview conducted just before Aiken's death. Part IV gathers the most significant of Aiken's own writings. The appendixes give the specs of Aiken's machines and list his doctoral students and the topics of their dissertations., 3508, Computer Science, 3887, AI & Machine Learning, 760204, Bioinformatics, 132559011, Computer Simulation, 107196011, Cybernetics, 132574011, Human-Computer Interaction, 107197011, Information Theory, 3897, Robotics, 602672, Systems Analysis & Design, 5, Computers & Technology, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 3573, History, 10806606011, History & Culture, 5, Computers & Technology, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 4853, United States, 4867, African Americans, 4868, Civil War, 4869, Colonial Period, 6343225011, Immigrants, 4871, Revolution & Founding, 14278871, State & Local, 4808, Americas, 9, History, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 13871, History & Philosophy, 75, Science & Math, 1000, Subjects, 283155, Books, 468204, Computer Science, 491298, Algorithms, 491300, Artificial Intelligence, 491306, Database Storage & Design, 491308, Graphics & Visualization, 491302, Networking, 491310, Object-Oriented Software Design, 491312, Operating Systems, 491314, Programming Languages, 491316, Software Design & Engineering, 465600, New, Used & Rental Textbooks, 2349030011, Specialty Boutique, 283155, Books

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with the cooperation of Robert V. D. Campbell This collection of technical essays and reminiscences is a companion volume to I. Bernard Cohen's biography, "Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer." After an overview by Cohen, Part I presents the first complete publication of Aiken's 1937 proposal for an automatic calculating machine, which was later realized as the Mark I, as well as recollections of Aiken's first two machines by the chief engineer in charge of construction of Mark II, Robert Campbell, and the principal programmer of Mark I, Richard Bloch. Henry Tropp describes Aiken's hostility to the exclusive use of binary numbers in computational systems and his alternative approach. Part II contains essays on Aiken's administrative and teaching styles by former students Frederick Brooks and Peter Calingaert and an essay by Gregory Welch on the difficulties Aiken faced in establishing a computer science program at Harvard. Part III contains recollections by people who worked or studied with Aiken, including Richard Bloch, Grace Hopper, Anthony Oettinger, and Maurice Wilkes. Henry Tropp provides excerpts from an interview conducted just before Aiken's death. Part IV gathers the most significant of Aiken's own writings. The appendixes give the specs of Aiken's machines and list his doctoral students and the topics of their dissertations. Makin' Numbers: Howard Aiken and the Computer Cohen, I. Bernard / Campbell, Robert V. / Welch, Gregory W., MIT Press (MA)

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with the cooperation of Robert V. D. CampbellThis collection of technical essays and reminiscences is a companion volume to I. Bernard Cohen's biography, "Howard Aiken: Portrait of a Computer Pioneer." After an overview by Cohen, Part I presents the first complete publication of Aiken's 1937 proposal for an automatic calculating machine, which was later realized as the Mark I, as well as recollections of Aiken's first two machines by the chief engineer in charge of construction of Mark II, Robert Campbell, and the principal programmer of Mark I, Richard Bloch. Henry Tropp describes Aiken's hostility to the exclusive use of binary numbers in computational systems and his alternative approach.Part II contains essays on Aiken's administrative and teaching styles by former students Frederick Brooks and Peter Calingaert and an essay by Gregory Welch on the difficulties Aiken faced in establishing a computer science program at Harvard. Part III contains recollections by people who worked or studied with Aiken, including Richard Bloch, Grace Hopper, Anthony Oettinger, and Maurice Wilkes. Henry Tropp provides excerpts from an interview conducted just before Aiken's death. Part IV gathers the most significant of Aiken's own writings. The appendixes give the specs of Aiken's machines and list his doctoral students and the topics of their dissertations.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780262032636
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0262032635
Hardcover
Publishing year: 1999
Publisher: MIT PR
320 Pages
Weight: 0,667 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0262032635

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