The Tinkertoy Computer and Other Machinations: Computer Recreations from the Pages of Scientific American and Algorithm

The Tinkertoy Computer and Other Machinations: Computer Recreations from the Pages of Scientific American and Algorithm

by A. K. Dewdney
     
 

Can a contraption made of Tinkertoys win at tic-tac-toe? Can a computer create music? Design golf courses on the screen? Simulate the human brain? Can mathematics really explain anything and everything? For further elaboration on these and other provocative questions, read this latest collection of A.K. Dewdney's columns, drawn from the pages of "Scientific American"…  See more details below

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Can a contraption made of Tinkertoys win at tic-tac-toe? Can a computer create music? Design golf courses on the screen? Simulate the human brain? Can mathematics really explain anything and everything? For further elaboration on these and other provocative questions, read this latest collection of A.K. Dewdney's columns, drawn from the pages of "Scientific American" and "Algorithm." For novice hackers and longtime afficionados alike, it is a stimulating, fun-filled journey to the frontiers of computer science.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780716724896
Publisher:
Freeman, W. H. & Company
Publication date:
08/01/1993
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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