ISBN : 9780190843861
Between the genesis of computer science in the 1960s and the advent of the World Wide Web around 1990, computer science evolved in significant ways. The author has termed this period the second age of computer science. This book describes its evolution in the form of several interconnected parallel histories.
List of Illustrations
Chapter 1: Algol Genes
Chapter 2: Abstractions All the Way
Chapter 3: In the Name of Architecture
Chapter 4: Getting to Know Parallelism
Chapter 5: Very Formal Affairs
Chapter 6: A Symbolic Science of Intelligence
Chapter 7: Making Bio/Logical Connections
Epilogue: Progress in the Second Age?