A Bibliographic Guide to Resources in Scientific Computing, by Jeffrey R. Yost

By Jeffrey R. Yost

A necessary contribution to the research of the historical past of desktops, this paintings identifies the computer's impression at the actual, organic, cognitive, and clinical sciences. References basic to the understudied sector of the background of clinical computing additionally record the numerous position of the sciences in supporting to form the improvement of desktop expertise. extra greatly, the numerous assets on medical computing support reveal how the pc was once the main major clinical tool of the 20 th century.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Bibliographic Guide to Resources in Scientific Computing, 1945-1975 PDF

Best personal computers books

Mobile Malware Attacks and Defense

Malware has long gone cellular, and the safety panorama is altering fast with rising assaults on mobile phones, PDAs, and different cellular units. this primary booklet at the starting to be risk covers quite a lot of malware concentrating on working platforms like Symbian and new units just like the iPhone. analyzing code in prior, present, and destiny dangers, safeguard your banking, auctioning, and different actions played on cellular units.

Iphone Hacks: Pushing the Iphone and iPod Touch Beyond Their Limits

With iPhone Hacks, you can also make your iPhone do all you would anticipate of a cellular cellphone -- and extra. research counsel and methods to unharness little-known positive aspects, locate and create leading edge functions for either the iPhone and iPod contact, and unshackle those units to run every thing from community utilities to game emulators.

101 Apple Computer Programming Tips and Tricks

E-book by way of White, Fred

iMovie 3 Fast & Easy

With greater visible results, extra strong audio controls, and a brand new chapter-marker functionality, you? ll are looking to make the most of every little thing iMovie three has to provide. You? ll conceal those themes and extra during this easy-to-understand, visible advisor to iMovie three. From uncomplicated instruments of the alternate to including audio and lighting tricks, "iMovie three speedy & effortless" provides the information you want to flip run-of- the-mill domestic videos into interesting epic adventures!

Additional resources for A Bibliographic Guide to Resources in Scientific Computing, 1945-1975

Example text

The laboratory uses a digital computer in conjunction with different instrumentation to automate routine analytical procedures, as an analytical tool to increase capabilities, to develop closed-loop experimentation, and to increase analytical accuracies. 105. Fritz, W. Barkley. " Annals of the History of Computing 16:1 (1994): 25-41. Programmer provides a participant's perspective of the history of the ENIAC's applications in mathematics, the physical sciences, and engineering during its first decade (1946-1956).

S. ) 49. , ed. A History of Scientific Computing (New York: ACM Press, 1990). This volume grew out of the conference on the History of Scientific and Numeric Computation at Princeton University in 1987. While there is something of value in all of the contributions, only some of them directly address scientific applications of computers. The book is divided into sections on people, problems, methods, journals, meetings, and places. Nearly all the articles in the volume are written by scientific and technical actors in the history they are writing.

This article provides a lengthy treatment of the ENIAC by Arthur Burks, one of the principal individuals working with J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly on the development of the machine. The ENIAC was used for a variety of purposes during the half decade following World War II, including a number of calculations in the physical sciences. 84. , and Joseph Hilsenrath. " In International Business Machines. Proceedings of IBM Scientific Computing on Statistics (White Plains, NY: IBM Data Processing Division, 1965): 281-301.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.57 of 5 – based on 47 votes