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The Aesthetics of Computing

The Aesthetics of Computing( )
Author: Gelernter, David
Series title:MasterMinds Ser.
ISBN:978-0-297-81869-4
Publication Date:Jul 1998
Publisher:Orion Publishing Group, Limited
Imprint:Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $45.00
Book Description:

'A brand name in computer science' (New York Times), David Gelertner has revolutionised computing with his work in the field of parallel processing. In this provocative new book, he urges the importance of a criterion of beauty in valuing the best of computers and software alike, and deplores the effects of a two cultures approach that sees beauty and computing as incompatible concepts. Technically accessible, wittily argued and stimulatingly visionary, Gelertner's book provides a...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Computers / Computer Science
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.7 x 20.4 x 1.6 cm
Book Weight:0.323 Kilograms



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