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No other volume provides as broad, as thorough, or as accessible an introduction to the realm of computer science as A. K. Dewdney's The Turing Omnibus.For everyone from the curious beginner to the working professional, The New Turing Omnibus offers 66 concise, brilliantly written mathematically oriented articles on the major points of interest in computer science theory, technology, and applications. Foundational for this tour: information on algorithms, detecting primes, noncomputable functions, and self-replicating computers--plus fundamental sections on the Mandelbrot set, genetic algorithms, the Newton-Raphson Method, neural networks that learn, DOS systems for personal computers, and computer viruses.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805071665
ISBN-10: 0805071660
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 166mm x 23mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - A. K. Dewdney

A. K. Dewdney teaches computer science at the University of Western Ontario.

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