The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer

@inproceedings{Ifrah1998TheUH,
  title={The Universal History of Numbers: From Prehistory to the Invention of the Computer},
  author={Georges Ifrah},
  year={1998}
}
PART ONE. Chapter 1: Historical Summary of Arithmetic, Numerical Notation, and Writing Systems. chapter 2: From the Particular to the General: Arithmetic Leads to Algebra. Chapter 3: From Calculation to Calculus. Chapter 4: Binary Arithmetic and Other Non-Decimal Systems. PART TWO. Chapter 5: From Clockwork Calculator to Computer: The History of Automatic Calculation. Chapter 6: What is a Computer? PART TWO. Chapter 7: Information, the New Universal Dimension. Conclusion: Intelligence, Science… CONTINUE READING

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