eBook Computers In Science And Mathematics, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1438137206
  • ISBN-13: 9781438137209
  • DDC: 502.85
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 192 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released September 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

Examines the contributions that have been made to computer technology as well as the many ways in which scientists and mathematicians use computers in their daily work.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Before Computers: Mechanizing Arithmetic, Counting, and Sorting.
2: Early Computers: Automating Computation.
3: Cryptography: Sending Secret Messages.
4: Mathematical Proofs: Computers Find Truth.
5: Simulation: Creating Worlds Inside a Computer.
6: Weather: Mapping the Past, Predicting the Future.
7: Computer-Inspired Biology: Making Computers from Living Things.
8: Biology-Inspired Computing: Learning from Nature.
Chronology.
Glossary.
Further Resources.
Index.