The Resource Engines of logic : mathematicians and the origin of the computer, Martin Davis

Engines of logic : mathematicians and the origin of the computer, Martin Davis

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Engines of logic : mathematicians and the origin of the computer
Title
Engines of logic
Title remainder
mathematicians and the origin of the computer
Statement of responsibility
Martin Davis
Title variation
Mathematicians and the origin of the computer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DPL
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1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Martin
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Electronic digital computers
Label
Engines of logic : mathematicians and the origin of the computer, Martin Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title: The universal computer : the road from Leibniz to Turing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-247) and index
Contents
Leibniz's dream -- Boole turns logic into algebra -- Frege : from breakthrough to despair -- Cantor : detour through infinity -- Hilbert to the rescue -- Gödel upsets the applecart -- Turing conceives of the all-purpose computer -- Making the first universal computers -- Beyond Leibniz's dream
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 257 p.
Isbn
9780393322293
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00040200
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)48185610
Label
Engines of logic : mathematicians and the origin of the computer, Martin Davis
Publication
Note
Originally published under the title: The universal computer : the road from Leibniz to Turing
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [239]-247) and index
Contents
Leibniz's dream -- Boole turns logic into algebra -- Frege : from breakthrough to despair -- Cantor : detour through infinity -- Hilbert to the rescue -- Gödel upsets the applecart -- Turing conceives of the all-purpose computer -- Making the first universal computers -- Beyond Leibniz's dream
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xii, 257 p.
Isbn
9780393322293
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
00040200
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)48185610

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