History and computing III

historians, computers, and data : applications in research and teaching
  • 213 Pages
  • 1.72 MB
  • English

Manchester University Press, Distributed exclusively in the United States and Canada by St. Martin"s Press , Manchester [England], New York
History -- Data processing -- Congre
Other titlesHistory and computing 3., History and computing three.
Statementedited by Evan Mawdsley ... [et al.].
ContributionsMawdsley, Evan, 1945-
LC ClassificationsD16.12 .H59 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 213 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1876477M
ISBN 10071903051X, 0719032113
LC Control Number90036568

The book is divided into three parts. Part One contains a very comprehensive taxonomy/chronology showing the evolution of human number systems. Part Two is where you will find the core "History of Computing" bit: tables, logarithms, analogue/digital, mechanical calculators, automatic calculation.

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This book constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the Third IFIP WG Conference on the History of Nordic Computing, HiNC3, held in Stockholm, Sweden, in October The 50 revised full papers presented together with a keynote address and a panel discussion were carefully reviewed and selected from numerous submissions.

Former title: History and Computing (to Vol ). Former title: International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing (). Currently known as: IJHAC: A Journal of Digital Humanities ( onwards). The History of Computing series publishes high-quality books which address the history of computing, with an emphasis on the ‘externalist’ view of this history, more accessible to a wider audience.

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Computer - Computer - History of computing: A computer might be described with deceptive simplicity as “an apparatus that performs routine calculations automatically.” Such a definition would owe its deceptiveness to a naive and narrow view of calculation as a strictly mathematical process.

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History of Computing: An Encyclopedia of the People and Machines that Made Computer History (CD-ROM). Lexikon Services. Lexikon Services. ISBN The history of computing has its origins at the outset of civilization, and the need for increasingly sophisticated calculations has grown as towns and communities evolved.

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A (very) Short History of Computing. The first computer was conceived as a machine of cogs and gears (Figure ) but only became practical in the s and 60s with the invention of semi-conductors.