Milestones in Computer Science and Information Technology
Greenwood Press, 2003 - 380 oldal
Using the same approach as the popular "Milestones in Science and Technology" and "Milestones in Health and Medicine," this unique reference features more than 600 concise entries describing the most significant advances in the field of computer science and information technology. Arranged in a convenient A-to-Z format, entries explain topics in a wide variety of categories, including hardware, software, theory, mathematics, programming, languages, memory, architecture, applications, and graphics.
Each entry presents a history of the topic's milestones, describes its current status, and recommends a source for additional research. Entries link key developments and discoveries to notable researchers and companies, from the famous figures like Alan Turing and Bill Gates to lesser-known names like Gordon Moore and Zuse. More than 30 illustrations, helpful cross-references, four indexes, and selected sources for additional reading help users navigate this reference and supplement their research. Whether you're researching cutting-edge technologies such as MP3, data encryption, and Beowulf clusters, or historical topics like Fortran, Packard Bell, and the Alto computer, students from high school and college, scholars, and the general public can easily find the facts and dates surrounding the most significant developments in the history of computing.
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In early 1983, Apple launched its fourth computer, the Lisa. The Apple Lisa was
slow and expensive and failed in the marketplace, but it paved the way for the
smaller Apple Macintosh, a breakthrough machine. The Macintosh of January 1
The Apple II series was extended to include the Apple 11+ in 1979, the 64KB
Apple He with a 32KB ROM in 1983, and the end of the line, the 4 MHz 12MB (
megabyte) Apple Hgs in 1986, two years after the introduction of the Apple
See Apple Lisa. Lisp, 156. 45, 95, 106, 150, 157, 159, 221, 260 Lisp machine,
157, 236 List processing, 157, 143, 150, 156, ... 191 Machine tools, 208 Machine
translation, 162, 47, 199 Machines Bull, 163, 110, 122, 127, 141, 189 Macintosh.
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In the preface of his latest endeavor, which sits somewhere between an encyclopedia and a dictionary, Reilly (computer science, emeritus, SUNY at Buffalo; Encyclopedia of Computer Science) states that ... Teljes értékelés elolvasása
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