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Universal computer : the road from Leibniz to Turing

By: Davis, Martin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2012Edition: Turing centenary ed.Description: xiv, 224 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781466505193 .Subject(s): Electronic digital computers -- History
Contents:
Leibniz's dream -- Boole turns logic into algebra -- Frege : from breakthrough to despair -- Cantor : detour through infinity -- Hilbert to the rescue -- Godel upsets the applecart -- Turing conceives of the all-purpose computer -- Making the first universal computers -- Beyond Leibniz's dream -- Epilogue -- Notes.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-216) and index.

Leibniz's dream -- Boole turns logic into algebra -- Frege : from breakthrough to despair -- Cantor : detour through infinity -- Hilbert to the rescue -- Godel upsets the applecart -- Turing conceives of the all-purpose computer -- Making the first universal computers -- Beyond Leibniz's dream -- Epilogue -- Notes.

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