Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History

Fitzroy Dearborn, 2001

 

Editor

Raúl Rojas,  Freie Universität Berlin

 

About

Because computers and their effects are so far-ranging, it is rare for books to address their full scope--past, present, and even a glimpse of their future. With 600 entries from more than 150 computer scientists, programmers, and historians, Encyclopedia of Computers and Computer History provides a complete reference to the fascinating world of computer history and connects that past to the world of computers as we experience it today.

 

The encyclopedia covers all key aspects of this field: from personal computers and mainframes to robotics and artificial intelligence; the individuals, organizations, laboratories, and companies that make things happen; systems, and machines both historical and cutting-edge; slang and lore from the computer science and hacker realms; and the brave new world of networks, from intranets and extranets to the Internet, the World Wide Web, and beyond.

 

Award

American Library Association-RUSA Outstanding Reference Source 2001

Choice Outstanding Academic Title 2001

 

Review Quotes

"Rojas provides an introduction to computers and computer history that has been sorely missing from reference shelves....."

 

". . . . . . .Essential for undergraduate collections, academic and public libraries, and computer science researchers interested in learning more about the rich field and history of computer science." --Choice

 

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