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The Resource The computer & the brain, John von Neumann

The computer & the brain, John von Neumann

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The computer & the brain
Title
The computer & the brain
Statement of responsibility
John von Neumann
Title variation
Computer and the brain
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Language
eng
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YDXCP
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Silliman Memorial Lectures
The computer & the brain, John von Neumann
Label
The computer & the brain, John von Neumann
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt5vkr1h
Publication
Note
Previous edition: 2000
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ""Cover""; ""Contents""; ""Foreword to the Third Edition""; ""Foreword to the Second Edition""; ""Preface""; ""Introduction""; ""PART 1 THE COMPUTER""; ""The Analog Procedure""; ""The Conventional Basic Operations""; ""Unusual Basic Operations""; ""The Digital Procedure""; ""Markers, Their Combinations and Embodiments""; ""Digital Machine Types and Their Basic Components""; ""Parallel and Serial Schemes""; ""The Conventional Basic Operations""; ""Logical Control""; ""Plugged Control""; ""Logical Tape Control""; ""The Principle of Only One Organ for Each Basic Operation""
  • ""The Consequent Need for a Special Memory Organ""""Control by â€?â€?Control Sequenceâ€?â€? Points""; ""Memory-Stored Control""; ""Modus Operandi of the Memory-Stored Control""; ""Mixed Forms of Control""; ""Mixed Numerical Procedures""; ""Mixed Representations of Numbers. Machines Built on This Basis""; ""Precision""; ""Reasons for the High (Digital) Precision Requirements""; ""Characteristics of Modern Analog Machines""; ""Characteristics of Modern Digital Machines""; ""Active Components; Questions of Speed""; ""Number of Active Components: Required""
  • ""Memory Organs. Access Times: and Memory Capacities""""Memory Registers Built from Active Organs""; ""The Hierarchic Principle for Memory Organs""; ""Memory Components; Questions: of Access""; ""Complexities of the Concept of Access Time""; ""The Principle of Direct Addressing""; ""PART 2 THE BRAIN""; ""Simplified Description of the Function of the Neuron""; ""The Nature of the Nerve Impulse""; ""The Process of Stimulation""; ""The Mechanism of Stimulating Pulses by Pulses; Its Digital Character""; ""Time Characteristics of Nerve Response, Fatigue, and Recovery""
  • ""Size of a Neuron. Comparisons with Artificial Components""""Energy Dissipation. Comparisons with Artificial Components""; ""Summary of Comparisons""; ""Stimulation Criteria""; ""The Simplestâ€?Elementary Logical""; ""More Complicated Stimulation Criteria""; ""The Threshold""; ""The Summation Time""; ""Stimulation Criteria for Receptors""; ""The Problem of Memory within the Nervous System""; ""Principles for Estimating the Capacity of the Memory in the Nervous System""; ""Memory Capacity Estimates with These Stipulations""; ""Various Possible Physical Embodiments of the Memory""
  • ""Analogies with Artificial Computing Machines""""The Underlying Componentry of the Memory Need Not Be the Same as That of the Basic Active Organs""; ""Digital and Analog Parts in the Nervous System""; ""Role of the Genetic Mechanism in the Above Context""; ""Codes and Their Role in the Control of the Functioning of a Machine""; ""The Concept of a Complete Code""; ""The Concept of a Short Code""; ""The Function of a Short Code""; ""The Logical Structure of the Nervous System""; ""Importance of the Numerical Procedures""; ""Interaction of Numerical Procedures with Logic""
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Edition
  • Third edition /
  • foreword by Ray Kurzweil.
Extent
1 online resource (li, 83 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780300188080
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
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