Artifact Details

Title

A history of scientific computing

Catalog Number

102632077

Type

Text

Date

1990

Author

Nash, Stephen G.

Contributor

Babuska, Ivo
Birkhoff, Garrett
Block, I. Edward
Buneman, Oscar
Cohen, I. Bernard
Cooley, James W.
Dantzig, George B.
Fox, L.
Froberg, Carl Erik
Gear, C.W.
Goldstine, Herman Heine
Golub, Gene H.
Gutknecht, Martin H.
Hestenes, Magnus R.
Isaacson, Eugene
Kublanovskaya, V.N.
Mahoney, Michael
Metropolis, N.
Oden, J. Tinsley
Parlett, Beresford N.
Peaceman, Donald W.
Rice, John R.
Skeel, R.D.
Todd, John
Wheeler, David
Young, David

Publisher

Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). ACM Press

Identifying Numbers

Other number ISBN 0-201-50814-1 (hc)
Other number LC 90-6

Extent

xix, 359 p.

Description

Forward by Michael Mahoney. Based on papers presented at the Conference on the History of Scientific and Numeric Computation, held in Princeton, N.J., 1987. Includes photographs of scenes from the conference and a group photograph of participants. Photograph of E.T. Whittaker (1873--1956)

Category

Book

Subject

Forsythe, George; Electronic data processing--History; Science--Data Processing--History; Wilkinson, J.H.; Aiken, Howard H. (Howard Hathaway), 1900-1973

Series Title

ACM Press history series

Lot Number

X3682.2007