Book 2012

A Brief History of Computing

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ISBN: 978-1-4471-2358-3 (Print) 978-1-4471-2359-0 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxiii

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    Chapter

    Pages 1-22

    Computing in Early Civilisations

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    Chapter

    Pages 23-34

    What Is a Computer?

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    Chapter

    Pages 35-52

    Early Computers

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    Chapter

    Pages 53-62

    Developments in the 1950s–1970s

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    Chapter

    Pages 63-69

    Revolutions in the 1980s and 1990s

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    Chapter

    Pages 71-84

    IBM

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    Chapter

    Pages 85-100

    Technology Companies

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    Chapter

    Pages 101-119

    The Internet Revolution

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    Chapter

    Pages 121-144

    History of Programming Languages

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    Chapter

    Pages 145-170

    History of Software Engineering

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    Chapter

    Pages 171-191

    People in Computing

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    Chapter

    Pages 193-207

    Foundations (Boole and Babbage)

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    Chapter

    Pages 209-218

    Claude Shannon

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    Chapter

    Pages 219-228

    Alan Turing

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    Chapter

    Pages 229-252

    Artificial Intelligence

  17. Back Matter

    Pages 253-264