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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The largest machine had 64 processors that were coupled in the form of a
hypercube. A hypercube ... One advantage of this computer architecture is that
each processor has several direct lines of communication to other nodes in the
That means that as data is ingested, it is processed by the one and only available
processor. A Single Instruction Multiple Data (SIMD) computer such as the ILLIAC
IV used a two- dimensional array of identical processors, each of which ...
In the 1970s, many digital signal processors (DSPs) used VLIW-like wide
instructions in read-only memory (ROM) to ... processor from Transmeta, the
Trimedia processor from Philips, and TMS320C62X DSPs from Texas
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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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