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Computers and the art of computation

Curtis F. Gerald

Computers and the art of computation

by Curtis F. Gerald

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Published by Addison-Wesley Pub. Co. in Reading, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronic digital computers.,
  • Electronic data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statement[by] Curtis F. Gerald.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQA76.5 .G397
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 358 p.
    Number of Pages358
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5760200M
    LC Control Number71166538

    A collection of articles from "Scientific American" magazine has been put together at this time because the current period in computer science is one of consolidation rather than innovation. A few years ago, computer science was moving so swiftly that even the professional journals were more archival than informative; but today it is much easier to put the articles which constitute this book. Numerical Recipes is the generic title of a series of books on algorithms and numerical analysis by William H. Press, Saul A. Teukolsky, William T. Vetterling and Brian P. various editions, the books have been in print since The most recent edition was published in In Numerical Recipes sold its historic two-letter domain name and became s.

    This book offers a definitive resource to bridge the computer science and biology communities. Gary Fogel and David Corne, well-known representatives of these fields, introduce biology and bioinformatics to computer scientists, and evolutionary computation to biologists and computer scientists unfamiliar with these techniques.   If you are in India and are used to Indian methodologies of teaching then go for Theory of Computer Science By KLP Mishra. Otherwise, Introduction to Automata Theory, Languages and Computation by Hopcroft and Ullman is considered a standard book.

    Genealogy of computers. The first computers were human. 1 Long before electronic computers were invented, ‘computing’ was a profession for people who calculated and managed data. The (human) computers worked with mathematicians to execute algorithms and theories. Mathematicians would ask the (human) computers to work on the numbers. 2 Often times, there would be multiple (human) computers. In theoretical computer science and mathematics, the theory of computation is the branch that deals with how efficiently problems can be solved on a model of computation, using an field is divided into three major branches: automata theory and formal languages, computability theory, and computational complexity theory, which are linked by the question: "What are the fundamental.


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