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1. The analogue alternative : the electronic analogue computer in Britain and the USA, 19301975 [2001]
 Small, James S.
 London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
 Description
 Book — xiv, 322 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Introduction
 1. Analogue Computing Devices in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries
 2. The Origins, Form and Function of Electronic Analogue Devices and Computers, 19371950
 3. Electronic Analogue Computer Development, 19451955: Military Programmes, Aeronautics and Electronics
 4. Commercialisation, Hybridisation and Competition: the Electronic and Hybrid Computer Industry in the USA, 19451975
 5. The Origins, Commericialisation and Decline of Electronic Analogue and Hybrid Computing in Britain, 19451975
 6. Electronic Analogue Computers and Engineering Culture
 7. Negotiating a Place for Electronic Analogue Computers: the Analogue Versus Digital Debate Conclusion.
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2. The logician and the engineer : how George Boole and Claude Shannon created the information age [2013]
 Nahin, Paul J.
 Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2013]
 Description
 Book — ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
 Summary

 Introduction
 George Boole and Claude Shannon : two minibiographies
 Boolean algebra
 Logical switching circuits
 Boole, Shannon, and probability
 Some combinatorial design logic examples
 Sequentialstate digital circuits
 Turing machines
 Beyond Boole and Shannon.
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3. The logician and the engineer : how George Boole and Claude Shannon created the information age [2013]
 Nahin, Paul J.
 Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2013.
 Description
 Book — ix, 228 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
 Summary

 Preface xi
 1 What You Need to Know to Read This Book 1 Notes and References 5
 2 Introduction 6 Notes and References 14
 3 George Boole and Claude Shannon: Two MiniBiographies 17 *3.1 The Mathematician 17 *3.2 The Electrical Engineer 28 * Notes and References 39
 4 Boolean Algebra 43 *4.1 Boole's Early Interest in Symbolic Analysis 43 *4.2 Visualizing Sets 44 *4.3 Boole's Algebra of Sets 45 *4.4 Propositional Calculus 48 *4.5 Some Examples of Boolean Analysis 52 *4.6 Visualizing Boolean Functions 59 * Notes and References 65
 5 Logical Switching Circuits 67 *5.1 Digital Technology: Relays versus Electronics 67 *5.2 Switches and the Logical Connectives 68 *5.3 A Classic Switching Design Problem 71 *5.4 The Electromagnetic Relay and the Logical NOT 73 *5.5 The Ideal Diode and the Relay Logical AND and OR 76 *5.6 The BiStable Relay Latch 81 * Notes and References 84
 6 Boole, Shannon, and Probability 88 *6.1 A Common Mathematical Interest 88 *6.2 Some Fundamental Probability Concepts 89 *6.3 Boole and Conditional Probability 96 *6.4 Shannon, Conditional Probability, and Relay Reliability 99 *6.5 Majority Logic 106 * Notes and References 110
 7 Some Combinatorial Logic Examples 114 *7.1 Channel Capacity, Shannon's Theorem, and ErrorDetection Theory 114 *7.2 The ExclusiveOR Gate (XOR) 122 *7.3 ErrorDetection Logic 127 *7.4 ErrorCorrection Theory 128 *7.5 ErrorCorrection Logic 132 * Notes and References 137
 8 SequentialState Digital Circuits 139 *8.1 Two SequentialState Problems 139 *8.2 The NOR Latch 142 *8.3 The Clocked RS FlipFlop 146 *8.4 More FlipFlops 154 *8.5 A Synchronous, SequentialState Digital Machine Design Example 158 * Notes and References 160
 9 Turing Machines 161 *9.1 The First Modern Computer 162 *9.2 Two Turing Machines 164 *9.3 Numbers We Can't Compute 168 * Notes and References 173
 10 Beyond Boole and Shannon 176 *10.1 Computation and Fundamental Physics 176 *10.2 Energy and Information 178 *10.3 Logically Reversible Gates 180 *10.4 Thermodynamics of Logic 184 *10.5 A Peek into the Twilight Zone: Quantum Computers 188 *10.6 Quantum Logicand Time Travel, Too! 197 Notes and References 205 Epilogue For the Future: The AntiAmphibological Machine 210 Appendix Fundamental Electric Circuit Concepts 219 Acknowledgments 223 Index 225.
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