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Giants of Computing: A Compendium of Select, Pivotal Pioneers
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Publication date September 3, 2013
Pages 306
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781447153399
ISBN-10 1447153391
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.40 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $59.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: It has been upon the shoulders of giants that the modern world has been forged. This accessible compendium presents an insight into the great minds responsible for the technology which has transformed our lives. Each pioneer is introduced with a brief biography, followed by a concise account of their key contributions to their discipline. The selection covers a broad spread of historical and contemporary figures from theoreticians to entrepreneurs, highlighting the richness of the field of computing. Suitable for the general reader, this concise and easy-to-read reference will be of interest to anyone curious about the inspiring men and women who have shaped the field of computer science.

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9781447153399 | details & prices | 306 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.40 lbs | List price $59.99
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