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The Resource Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers, John MacCormick ; with a forword by Chris Bishop

Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers, John MacCormick ; with a forword by Chris Bishop

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Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers
Title
Nine algorithms that changed the future
Title remainder
the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers
Statement of responsibility
John MacCormick ; with a forword by Chris Bishop
Title variation
9 algorithms that changed the future
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
005.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76
LC item number
M21453 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
adult
Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers, John MacCormick ; with a forword by Chris Bishop
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Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers, John MacCormick ; with a forword by Chris Bishop
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
What are the great ideas that power your PC? -- Search engine indexing, finding needles in the world's biggest haystack -- PageRank, the technology that launched Google -- Public key cryptography, sending secrets on a postcard -- Error correcting codes, mistakes that fix themselves -- Pattern recognition, learning from experience -- Data compression, something for nothing -- Databases, the quest for consistency -- Digital signatures, who really wrote this software? -- What is computable?
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BK0009824767
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Extent
x, 219 pages
Isbn
9780691147147
Isbn Type
(HRD)
Lccn
2011008867
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) a945075
  • (OCoLC)711959719
  • (CaAE) a945075

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