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The logician and the engineer : how George Boole and Claude Shannon created the information age

By: Nahin, Paul J.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New Jersey : Princeton University Press, ©2013Description: xiv, 228 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780691176000.Subject(s): Boole, George | Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001 | Logicians -- Great Britain -- Biography | Mathematicians -- United States -- Biography | Electrical engineers -- United States -- Biography | Computer logic | Logic circuits | Information theory
Contents:
George Boole and Claude Shannon : two mini-biographies -- Boolean algebra -- Logical switching circuits -- Boole, Shannon, and probability -- Some combinatorial design logic examples -- Sequential-state digital circuits -- Turing machines -- Beyond Boole and Shannon.
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510.92 VIL-B Birth of a theorem : 510.922 JAM-R Remarkable mathematicians : 510.922 JAM-R Remarkable mathematicians : 510.922 NAH-L The logician and the engineer : 510.954 JOS-I Indian mathematics : 511 AKE-D Discrete mathematics 511 BAL-I Introductory discrete mathematics

Includes bibliographical references and index.

George Boole and Claude Shannon : two mini-biographies -- Boolean algebra -- Logical switching circuits -- Boole, Shannon, and probability -- Some combinatorial design logic examples -- Sequential-state digital circuits -- Turing machines -- Beyond Boole and Shannon.

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