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Published: 04 May 2012

256 Pages | 10 b/w illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199693795

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The Science of Computers and How It Shapes Our World

Peter J. Bentley

  • Covers the whole of computer science - from maths to engineering to social sciences - to understand how all aspects of computing are related
  • Tells the story of computers through interview of past pioneers and current researchers
  • Explains even the most complicated aspects of computer science in easy-to-read language
  • Provides not only the historical context and motivation behind past discoveries, but also explains the cutting edge research from the laboratory and considers the future of computers

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