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Author Davis, Martin, 1928- author.

Title The universal computer : the road from Leibniz to Turing / Martin Davis.

Publication Info. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2018]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  004 DAV    AVAILABLE
Edition Third edition.
Description xv, 222 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-216) and index.
Contents Leibniz's dream -- Boole turns logic into algebra -- Frege : from breakthrough to despair -- Cantor : detour through infinity -- Hilbert to the rescue -- Godel upsets the applecart -- Turing conceives of the all-purpose computer -- Making the first universal computers -- Beyond Leibniz's dream.
Subject Electronic digital computers -- History.
Mathematicians -- Biography.
Standard No. 99975968893
ISBN 9781138502086 (paperback ;) (alkaline paper)
1138502081 (paperback ;) (alkaline paper)
9780815384021 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
0815384025 (hardcover ;) (alkaline paper)
9781315144726 (electronic book)

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