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Proceedings of a Harvard Symposium on Digital Computers and their Applications. Oettinger, Annals of the Computation Laboratory of Harvard University volume XXXI.

Proceedings of a Harvard Symposium on Digital Computers and their Applications.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge MA 1962, from a Conference on 3-6 April, 1961; 332 pages, diagrams.
Condition: Good overall, large dark blue hardover, titles in gilt on spine a bit dulled, upper front cover faded from old stain or scuffing; ex-university library rubberstamps and some white-out markings on endpages and dedication page, with some waviness along the top thirds of the preliminary pages; rubberstamps on textblock fore-edges and pastedowns. The binding is sound and secure, pages clean.
Price: $50.00
Item no. B436
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The automatic computer, in its broader role as information processing machine, now infliuences thought in almost every discipline represented in a university... (from the Preface)

Contents include, What we Should Learn from Computers (le Corbeiller); The Study of Intelligent Behavior (Miller); Queuing Theory and Reservoir Design (Watermeyer and Thomas); THe Geometry of Symbols (Oettinger); Computers in Economics (Meyer); The Identification of Document Content -- a problem in automatic information retrieval (Salton); and many more.