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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Automatic theorem proving did in conjunction with the BESM computer. But in this
sense, the term was misleading since there was nothing "automatic" about it;
programs still had to be hand crafted. By the early 1960s, programming in Fortran
On rare occasions, a mathematician is able to prove a theorem for all but a finite
number of special cases, a number too large to examine one by one. By writing a
computer program that confirms that the conjecture holds for each and every ...
Contrary to what had been believed for centuries, the theorem states that in any "
sufficiently rich axiomatic system" such as the Peano postulates (axioms) used to
prove theorems in number theory or the Russell-Whitehead axioms of symbolic ...
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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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