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The logician and the engineer : how George Boole and Claude Shannon created the information age

Author: Paul J Nahin
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2013
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: George Boole; Claude Elwood Shannon
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul J Nahin
ISBN: 9780691151007 0691151008
OCLC Number: 872188048
Description: xii, 229 s. : ill.
Contents: George Boole and Claude Shannon : two mini-biographies --
Boolean algebra --
Logical switching circuits --
Boole, Shannon, and probability --
Some combinatorial design logic examples --
Sequential-state digital circuits --
Turing machines --
Beyond Boole and Shannon --
For the future : the anti-amphibological machine
Responsibility: Paul J. Nahin

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