Encyclopedia of computer science

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Nature Pub. Group, 2000 - Computers - 2034 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Computer Science has always been the definitive source for everyone who works with computers, computing, and computer science. This new, updated edition contains 623 articles from over 340 international experts in the field, including 100 completely new entries, 900 illustrations, and a 16-page color insert. Organized in an easily accessible format, the Encyclopedia of Computer Science, 4th Edition encompasses everything from the history of electronic computing to the most current research in cutting-edge computer technology.

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EDWIN D. REILLY is Associate Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus, State University of New York, Albany. He is the coeditor of Encyclopedia of Computer Science, 4th ed., and Computer Graphics Companion, and coauthor of Vax Assembly Language Programming and Pascalgorithms.

Jeffrey J. McConnell, Professor of Computer Science and department chair, has been on the faculty of Canisius College, Buffalo, since 1983 and is the author of the textbook "Analysis of Algorithms: An Active Learning Approach" (Jones & Bartlett, 2001).

Anthony Ralston is an Academic Visitor in the Department of Computing at Imperial College, London, and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Computer Science at the State University of New York at Buffalo, which he founded in 1967 and chaired until 1980. He is the author or editor of more than a dozen books on computer science and related areas, and a frequent contributor to leading books and journals in the field. He has served as president of the American Federation for Information Processing Societies and the Association for Computing Machinery. He is a recipient of the ACM's Distinguished Service Award, a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Edwin D. Reilly is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the State University of New York at Albany. He served as the first chairman of its computer science department when founded in 1967 and as the first director of its computing center in 1965. Prior to that time, he served in computer management positions at the General Electric Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory in Schenectady, NY. He began his career in computing at the National Security Agency in Washington in 1955. He holds the Ph.D. in physics from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and is currently president of his consulting firm "Cybernetic Information Systems," He is the co-author of the textbooks "Pascalgorithms" (Houghton-Mifflin) and "VAX AssemblyLanguage" (Macmillan, US). He is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the IEEE Computer Society, the American Physical Society, the Mathematical Association of America, Sigma Xi, and the America Association for the Advancement of Science.

David Hemmendinger is Associate Professor of Computer Science and department chair at Union College, Schenectady, New York. He has also taught computer science at Wright State University, Ohio. His interests include programming languages, concurrent programming, and formal verification of hardware designs. He began work in computer science in 1981, having previously taught philosophy at the City University of New York, and at Antioch and Kenyon Colleges. He has degrees from Harvard (B.A.) and Stanford Universities (M.S. in mathematics), Yale (M.A., Ph.D. in philosophy) and Wright State University (M.S. in computer science). He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, Phi Beta Kappa, and Sigma Xi.

Hemmendinger is Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Scienceat Union College.

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