A Bibliographic Guide to Resources in Scientific Computing, 1945-1975 (Bibliographies and Indexes in Library and Information Science) (by Jeffrey R. Yost)


Author(s): Jeffrey R. Yost

Publisher: Greenwood
Publish date: 2002-10-30
ISBN-10: 0313316813
ISBN-13: 9780313316814
Language: English
Description:
An essential contribution to the study of the history of
computers, this work identifies the computer's impact on the
physical, biological, cognitive, and medical sciences. References
fundamental to the understudied area of the history of scientific
computing also document the significant role of the sciences in
helping to shape the development of computer technology. More
broadly, the many resources on scientific computing help
demonstrate how the computer was the most significant scientific
instrument of the 20th century.
The only guide of its kind covering the use and impact of
computers on the the physical, biological,… more…

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