John Von Neumann and the Origins of Modern Computing (History of Computing)

John Von Neumann and the Origins of Modern Computing (History of Computing)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 600 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780262011211
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Table of Contents

Archival Sources and Abbreviations                 ix
Series Foreword xi
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction xv
A Mathematical Research Career 3 (22)
Early Life, 1903-1921
A European Research Career, 1921-1930
Princeton Mathematics, 1930-1942
An Education in Computing 25 (24)
War Work
Learning and Computing
ENIAC and EDVAC
Planning a Computer for Scientific Research 49 (24)
Postwar Plans
Designing a Computer for Scientific Research
Logical Design
Computer Programming
Engineering a Computer 73 (22)
Early Testing and Design
Solving the Memory Problem
Construction and Maintenance
Technology Transfer
The Transformation of Numerical Analysis 95 (26)
Accommodating Numerical Analysis to
High-Speed Computers
Matrices and Systems of Linear Equations
Partial Differential Equations
The Problems of Shocks
Random Numbers and Monte Carlo Methods
Linear Programming
Conclusions
The origins of Numerical Meteorology 121 (34)
Early Numerical Meteorology
The Origins of the Numerical Meteorology
Project
The Barotropic Model
The Baroclinic Model
The Beginnings of Operational Numerical
Weather Prediction
General Circulation of the Atmosphere
The Computer as a Meteorological Tool
The computer as a Scientific Instrument 155 (18)
Experimentation of Numerical Methods
Mathematical and Statistical Research
Astrophysics
Fluid Dynamic
Atomic and Nuclear Physics
Automating Applications Research
From History of Science to Traffic
simulation
Limitations on the Computer as a Scientific
Instrument
A Theory of Information Processing 173 (62)
Early Experience with Information
Contacts with the Biomedical Community
The General and Logical Theory of Automate
Complicated Automate
Building Reliable Automate from Unreliable
parts
Cellular Automate
The Computer and the Brain
The Cybernetic Problem
Scientific Consultant and Statesman 235 (18)
Government Consulting
IBM
Final Plans
Notes 253 (84)
General Bibliography 337 (20)
Writing of John von neumann 357 (12)
Index 369