Logo

A Machine Made this Book: Ten Sketches of Computer Science

Large book cover: A Machine Made this Book: Ten Sketches of Computer Science

A Machine Made this Book: Ten Sketches of Computer Science
by

Publisher: Coherent Press
ISBN-13: 9780957671126
Number of pages: 201

Description:
Using examples from the publishing industry, John Whitington introduces the fascinating discipline of Computer Science to the uninitiated. Chapters: Putting Marks on Paper; Letter Forms; Storing Words; Looking and Finding; Typing it In; Saving Space; Doing Sums; Grey Areas; Our Typeface; Words to Paragraphs.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(11MB, PDF)

Similar books

Book cover: How to think like a Computer Scientist (C++ Version)How to think like a Computer Scientist (C++ Version)
by
This book teaches you to think like a computer scientist - to combine the best features of mathematics, natural science, and engineering, to use formal languages to denote ideas, to observe the behavior of complex systems, form hypotheses, etc.
(18523 views)
Book cover: Common LISP: A Gentle Introduction to Symbolic ComputationCommon LISP: A Gentle Introduction to Symbolic Computation
by - Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co
This is a gentle introduction to Common Lisp for students taking their first programming course. No prior mathematical background beyond arithmetic is assumed. There are lots of examples, the author avoided technical jargon.
(20496 views)
Book cover: Foundations of Computer ScienceFoundations of Computer Science
by - University of Cambridge
This text teaches programming and presents some fundamental principles of computer science, especially algorithm design. The programming in this course is based on the language ML and mostly concerns the functional programming style.
(15396 views)
Book cover: The Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific DiscoveryThe Fourth Paradigm: Data-Intensive Scientific Discovery
by - Microsoft Research
The Fourth Paradigm, the collection of essays expands on the vision of pioneering computer scientist Jim Gray for a new, fourth paradigm of discovery based on data-intensive science and offers insights into how it can be fully realized.
(13380 views)