The Newest Book by Programming Legend Charles Petzold
Many computer science
instructors are already familiar with Charles Petzold's book
CODE: The Hidden History
of Computer Hardware and Software
published by Mircosoft Press in 1999. Thousands of students have learned
how and why computer function the way that do from his acclaimed book.
It continues to be an important part in many computer science
Now your students will have the benefit of Petzold's guidance in exploring the historical context and mathematical concepts of Alan Turing's paper "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem." Petzold has analyzed this ground-breaking paper line-by-line to illuminate how it established the foundations of modern-day programming and computability.