By (author) Donald E. Knuth
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Digital Typography by Donald E. Knuth
Book DescriptionDonald Knuth's influence in computer science ranges from the invention of literate programming to the development of the TeX programming language. One of the foremost figures in the field of mathematical sciences, Knuth has written papers which stand as milestones of development over a wide range of topics. In this collection, the second in the series, Knuth explores the relationship between computers and typography. The present volume, in the words of the author, is the legacy of all the work he has done on typography. When type designers, punch cutters, typographers, book historians, and scholars visited the University while Knuth was working in this field, it gave to Stanford what some consider to be its golden age of digital typography. By the author's own admission, the present work is one of the most difficult books that he has prepared. This is truly a work that only Knuth could have produced.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781575860107
(216mm x 138mm x 39mm)
Imprint: Centre for the Study of Language & Information
Publisher: Centre for the Study of Language & Information
Publish Date: 1-Jun-1998
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Donald E. Knuth
Companion to the Papers of Donald Knuth, Paperback (March 2012)
The author's seminal publications have earned him a loyal following among scholars and computer scientists. In this volume, he explains and comments on the changes he has made to his work over the years in response to new technologies and the evolving understanding of key concepts in computer science.
Algorithmes, Paperback (August 2011)
A French translation of seventeen papers by Donald E Knuth on algorithms both in the field of analysis of algorithms and in the design of new algorithms.
Elements Pour Une Histoire de l'Informatique, Paperback (August 2011)» View all books by Donald E. Knuth
Focuses on publications by Donald E Knuth, one of the world's leading computer programmers. This title features papers discussing the history of computer science from ancient Babylon to modern times and surveying the field of computer science and the nature of algorithms.
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