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Physical computing : sensing and controlling the physical world with computers

Author: Dan O'Sullivan, (Professor); Tom Igoe
Publisher: Boston : Thomson, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Physical computing is all around us, from interactive displays at museums to 'puff' sensors that aid the physically challenged. This text illustrates the connection between the physical and computer  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
O'Sullivan, Dan.
Physical computing.
Boston : Thomson, ©2004
(OCoLC)56122209
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dan O'Sullivan, (Professor); Tom Igoe
ISBN: 159200461X 9781592004614 159200346X 9781592003464
OCLC Number: 58393958
Notes: Includes index.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxix, 464 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: pt. I: The basics. Electricity --
Shopping --
Building circuits --
The microcontroller --
Programming --
The "big four" schematics, programs, and transducers --
Communicating between computers --
pt. II: Advanced methods. Physical interaction design, or techniques for polite conversation --
Sensing movement --
Making movement --
Touch me --
More communication between devices --
Controlling sound and light --
Managing multiple inputs and outputs --
Appendix A: Choosing a microcontroller --
Appendix B: Recommended suppliers --
Appendix C: Schematic glossary.
Responsibility: Dan O'Sullivan and Tom Igoe.

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