[Humanist] 24.901 new book on principles of digital and analogue machines
Humanist Discussion Group
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Thu Apr 21 07:43:10 CEST 2011
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 24, No. 901.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 06:41:20 +0100
From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
I pass on the following recommendation sent to me by Fr Roberto Busa.
The book is to be found on amazon, ISBN-10: 161668481X; ISBN-13:
> Dear Prof. Willard McCarty,
> Digital humanists closely scrutinize the impact of digital
> technologies, and the book "Logic of Analog and Digital Machines" by
> Paolo Rocchi, recently published by Nova Science Publisher (NY) can
> offer an aid for reflection and discussion.
> The author presents an intriguing view upon the principles of
> digitalsystem as Prof. Peter Denning says in the preface.
> It is worth of mentioning that Rocchi attempts to bridge computing
> withliterature, technical topics with concepts that are familiar
> to men of letters.
> Best Regards
> Prof.Roberto Busa sj
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