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Published: 27 February 2014

344 Pages | 20 line art


ISBN: 9780199309412

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It Began with Babbage

The Genesis of Computer Science

Subrata Dasgupta

  • An accessibly written and lively history of computer science.
  • Traces computer science from Charles Babbage in 1819, all the way through to the coining of the term "computer science" in 1956.
  • Discusses how the genesis of computer science differs from that of other scientific fields.

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