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  • Paperback: 444 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Computer Society Pr; 2 edition (April 10 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0818677392
  • ISBN-13: 978-0818677397
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 2.3 x 24.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 862 g
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
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This book focuses on early machines up to the development of the IBM 360. It covers both the technology and the personalities involved. It contains startling facts such as the Z4 (a mechanical computer) could reorder instructions to improve speed (circa 1948). It outline some of the most brilliant work in computer science. I wish it had more technical detail, however it does have an extensive bibliography. I strongly recommend this book to anyone interested in a deep understanding of computers. and where they are going.
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HASH(0xb6d3c54c) out of 5 stars Very good up to IBM360, Great Bibliograpy, Highly Readable Feb. 2 1998
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This book focuses on early machines up to the development of the IBM 360. It covers both the technology and the personalities involved. It contains startling facts such as the Z4 (a mechanical computer) could reorder instructions to improve speed (circa 1948). It outline some of the most brilliant work in computer science. I wish it had more technical detail, however it does have an extensive bibliography. I strongly recommend this book to anyone interested in a deep understanding of computers. and where they are going.
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