Nahin, Paul J.

The logician and the engineer : how George Boole and Claude Shannon created the information age / Paul J. Nahin. - Princeton, New Jersey ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, c2013. - xii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 25 centimetres.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

George Boole and Claude Shannon : two mini-biographies -- Boolean algebra -- Logical switching circuits -- Boole, Shannon, and probability -- Some combinatorial design logic examples -- Sequential-state digital circuits -- Turing machines -- Beyond Boole and Shannon.

9780691151007 (hardcover : acidfree paper)

2011053127


Boole, George, 1815-1864
Shannon, Claude Elwood, 1916-2001


Logicians--Great Britain--Biography.
Mathematicians--United States--Biography
Electrical engineers--United States--Biography
Computer logic.
Logic circuits.
Information theory--History

QA28 / N34 2013