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.
Categories: 1960's computers and computing, Computer Science, Computers and Society, General Histories and References, Hardware, Highspots in the History of Computing, Programming and Programming Languages, General Programming, Philosophy of Programming, Technical Journals, Proceedings, Conferences, Conference Proceedings, Miscellaneous, Word Processing, Data Processing
Item DescriptionThe 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.