|Ideas That Created the Future (MIT Press)|
|Friday, 12 March 2021|
This book is a collection of forty-six classic papers in computer science that map the evolution of the field. Harry R. Lewis has chosen papers that cover all aspects of computer science: theory and practice, architectures and algorithms, and logic and software systems, with an emphasis on the period of 1936-1980 but also including important works from the pre-history of computing. Offering papers by thinkers ranging from Aristotle and Leibniz to Alan Turing and Nobert Wiener, the book documents the discoveries and inventions that created today's digital world.
Author: Harry R. Lewis
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