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1.
Lance, G N  
Numerical Methods for High Speed Computers
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Publisher: A Data Processing Book; Iliffe & Sons Ltd, London, 1960; 166 pages, index.
Good overall, light blue cloth hardcover in light blue and red dustjacket; wear and rubbing at spine ends and extremities of jacket, ex-technical government library rubberstamps inside cover. Binding is sound but hinges creaky, pages clean and unmarked

Introductory section includes chapters on Hand calculators; Automatic high-speed digital computers; the need for different numerical methods; Checking - computer faults, programmers' errors;

Evaluation of Functions; Solution of Ordinary Differential Equations; Matrix Methods; The Numerical Solutions of Partial differential equations Miscellaneous Processes

Floating Point Arithmetic; Includes bibliography



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Davis, Deta S.  
Computer Applications in Music: A Bibliography

Publisher: A-R Editions, Madison [1988]..
xvii, 537 p.; 23.5 cm. Series: The computer music & digital audio series, vol. 4. 4585 entries, indexed. Stock #29,844. VG/dj has tear.

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Tsichritzis, Dionysios  
DATA BASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
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Publisher: Academic Press New York 1977.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Bookstore stamp; Computer Science and Applied Mathematics; B&W Illustrations; 388 pages

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4.
Alt, Franz L and Morris Rubinoff, editors  
Advances in Computers volume 3, 1962
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Publisher: Academic Press NY 1962, 361 pages, index, references.
Good+ red cloth hardcover in Fair to Good dark green dustjacket, and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Ex- library with label remains on spine of jacket, jacket shows edgewear and rubbing. Bookplate of Royal Observatory Edinburgh on pastedown, remains of nautical library label on endpage. Binding is sound and pages clean, unmarkedIncludes bibliography at end of each SECTION --The Computation of Satellite Orbit Trajectories (Samuel D Conte)Multiprogramming (E F Codd) -- introduction; Early Contributions; Current Scope of Multiprogramming 1962; Batch Multiprogramming; The optimizing problem; Multiprogramming with Two or More Processing Units; concluding remarks; Bibliography;Recent Developments in Nonlinear Programming (1962) (Philip Wolfe)Alternating Direction Implicit Methods (Garrett Birkhoff, Richard S Varga and David Young) -- Stationary AID methods; Communicative Case; Comparison with successive overrelaxation variants; Numerical ExperimentsCombined Analog-Digital Techniques in Simulation (Harold K Skramstad) -- Comparision of Analog and Digital Computers in Simulation; Interconnected Analog and Digital Computers; Example of a Combined Solution; Analog-Digital Arithmetic in a Digital Computer; Systems using Analog-Digital Variables; bibliographyInformation Technology and the Law (Reed C Lawlor) -- Information growth; Mechanization in law practice; Applications of symbolic logic to law; Information Storage and Retrieval; Punched Cards and Notched Cards; Prediction of Court decisions; Thinking Machines; The Law of Computers; Use of computers in court; new horizons; Bibliography

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5.
Alt, Franz (editor)  
Advances in Computers, Volume 1, volume one
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Publisher: Academic Press, NY 1960 first edition; 316 pages, Index, references at ends of papers.
Very Good overall, red cloth hardcover stamped titles on spine in gilt & black. Thumbsized stain along bottom front corner of textblock bleeding onto corners of pages, not affecting any text. Binding is sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked

'The new series, Advances in Computers, of which this is the first volume, is intended to occupy a position intermediate between a technical journal and a collection of handbooks or monographs...The Advances will bring together articles about diverse aspects of the design of electronic computing systems and their components, about methods of machine programming and numerical analysis, and about computer applications to scientific and engineering problems, to business management & data processing...' (from the editor's Preface).

CONTENTS -- (note, each presented SECTION has numerous subchapters not noted here) --
GENERAL-PURPOSE PROGRAMMING FOR BUSINESS APPLICATIONS (Calvin Gotlieb) - Programming systems; data processing problems; definitions & notation; file organization & maintenance; some particular systems; programming & hardware; References;

NUMERICAL WEATHER PREDICTION (Norman Phillips) -- the magnitude of the problem; the initial data; the physical equations; computational techniques; results of numerical predictions; References;

THE PRESENT STATUS OF AUTOMATIC TRANSLATION OF LANGUAGES (Yehoshua Bar-Hillel) -- aims & methods, survey & critique; critical survey of the achievements of the particular MT research groups; conclusion; Remark on Bibliography; appendices;

PROGRAMMING COMPUTERS TO PLAY GAMES (Arthur Samuel) - intro; historical background; chess-playing machines; checkers (or draughts); other games; a look into the future; References;

MACHINE RECOGNITION OF SPOKEN WORDS (Richard Fatenchand) - Intro; The Speech process; machine recognition of elementary speech sounds; contemporar speech recognition machines;

BINARY ARITHMETIC (George Reitweisner) - number representation, scaling, residues, addition & subtraction, shifting, square rooting, rounding, mutliple-precision considerations, more

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6.
Association for Computing Machinery  
Communications of the ACM volume 2, number 2, February 1959
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Publisher: ACM 1959, 42 pages plus advertisements.
Very Good, orig. stapled white-paper covers, prev. owner's name on upper corner, slight bends. Binding is tight, pages clean and unmarked

Includes, official notices; Techniques --<.B> Recursive subscripting compilers and list-type memories (John W Carr); Possible Modifications to the International Algebraic Language (Julien Green);

The Arithmetic Translator-Compiler of the IBM Fortran Automatic Coding System (Peter B. Sheridan); Signal Corps Research and Development on Automatic Programming of Digital Computers (William F. Luebbert and Pierce W. Collom, jr.)

Scientific and Business Applications --On Computing Radiation Integrals (Hansen, Bailin and Rutishauser)


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Association for Computing Machinery ACM  
ACM Computing Surveys volume 4, nos. 1 - 4, 1972 complete year, four individual issues 1972, volume 4 nos. 1-4
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Publisher: ACM 1972, pp 1 - 259 inclusive; double column text, illustrations, references.
Very good overall, four individual issues; green/blue and white cardstock covers, mailing labels on rear covers; some slight edgewear, spines a bit darkened but all secure, sound and tight; pages clean

Includes -- A Note on Paging Drum Efficiency (Peter J Denning) - this is an addendum to his article on Virtual Memory, and addresses drum efficiency, rotating storage devices;

The Vienna Definition Language (Peter Wegner); A Survey of Statistical Packages (Schucany, Shannon, and Minton); What Machines Can and Can't Do (Nievergelt and Farrar); An Assessment of Techniques for Proving Program Correctness (Eslpas, Levitt, Waldinger and Waksman);

Linkers and Loaders (Presser and White) -- concerns the IBM System 360; Incomputability (Hoare and Allison); Some Deadlock Properties of Computer Systems (Holt);

Data Communication Control Procedures (Stutzman); A Programmer's View of Automata (Barnes); Staffing the MIS Function (Willoughby)



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8.
var. ACM Computing Surveys  
ACM Computing Surveys full year 1986, four individual issues volume 18 numbers 1 through 4, March, June, September, Dece
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Publisher: ACM 1986, pp 1 through 396 in four issues, double-column text, references, diagrams, index.
Very Good, each issue turquoise and white, some cover rubbing; bindings are sound and secure, pages clean, unmarked

Includes, Supercomputer Languages (Perrott and Zarea-Aliabadi); Model-Based Recognition in Robot Vision (chiin and dyer); The Effect of a priori Views on the Social Implications of Computing - the case of office automation (Hirschheim); Dataflow Machine Architecture (Veen); and MORE mb12



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9.
Knuth, Donald E  
THE ART OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING hardcover, 3 volumes
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Publisher: Addison Wesley, MA -- V1 (1968, 1973); V2 (1969, 1981 second edition); V3 (1973); 2,044 pages in 3 volumes; index at eac.
Very Good overall, 3 volumes hardcover, golden-yellow cloth, no dustjackets; light shelfwear. The bindings are secure and tight; the internal pages are clean and unmarked. Includes V1 and V2 second editions, V3 first (later printing)

The classic reference; readable, indepth, authoritative, with excellent bibliographical references.
VOL I FUNDAMENTAL ALGORITHMS - Basic Concepts - Algorithms; Mathematical Prelimns, induction, logarithms, integer functions, number theory, permutative & factorials, binomial coefficients, harmonic numbers, Fibonacci numbers, generating functions, asymptotic representations, MIX assembly language, Some fundamental programming techniques, subroutines, coroutines, interpretive routines, trace routines, etc; Information Structures - linear lists, stacks, queues, deques, sequential allocation, linked allocation, circular lists, arrays & orthogonal, Trees, binary, other, free trees, infinity lemma, path length, dynamic storage allocation, history & bibliography

VOL II SEMINUMERICAL ALGORITHMS - Random Numbers - generating uniform random numbers, linear congruential method, other methods; Statistical Tests, random data, spectral test, other types of random quantities, numerical distributions, random sampling & shuffling; Arithmetic - floating-point arithmetic, single-precision calculations, accuracy, double-precision, distribution; multiple-precision arithmetic, radix conversion, rational, fractions, factoring into primes, Polynomials, power series, more;

VOL III SORTING AND SEARCHING - combinatorial properties of permutations, inversions, multiset, runs, tableaux & involutions; internal sorting, selection, merging, distribution etc; Optimum sorting, networks for sorting etc; External sorting, polyphase merge, cascade, reading tape backwards, oscillating sort, practical considerations for tape merging, radix, two-tape sorting, disks and drums; history & bibliography; Searching - sequential, comparison of keys, ordered table, binary tree, balanced, multiway tree Digital searching, hashing, retrieval on secondary keys, more



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10.
Cypser, R J  
Communications Architecture for Distributed Systems; the Systems Programming Series
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley MA 1978; ISBN 0201144581; 711 pages, index.
Very Good cream-colored textured hardcover with gilt titles on cover and spine. Light shelfwear; the binding is sound and secure and square; the pages are clean and unmarked

Architecture is the specification of the relationshis between parts of a system. Communications architecture for distribued systems includes the description of the formats, protocols, operational sequences, and logical structures for functions needed to achieve meaningful communication about units that have diverse data-processing, data-input, or data-output capabilities... (from the Preface)

Sections include, Telecommunications Systems in the 1970s; System trends; Evolution of Configuration and Function Distribution; Improving Line Utlization (multiplexing, effects of digital transmission etc); System Objectives Summary

The Architectural Layers -- Basic concepts of Systems Network Architecture; Higher-level services of SNA Network; Data Flow Control; Transmission Control; Path Control; Data Link Control; Overview of Operations -- Putting it together; Finite State Architecture; Reliability and Security Control;

Advanced Functions -- Multidomain Networks; Routing Techniques; Interfacing to New Data Networks; Appendices and more



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11.
Glasser, Lance and Daniel Dobberpuhl  
The Design and Analysis of VLSI Circuits
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Publisher: Addison-Wesley, MA 1985, reprinted with corrections December 1985; 473 pages, illus., Index, refs.
Very Good dark blue hardcover in Very Good dustjacket; binding is sound, pages secure; clean

Thorough book on high-performance nMOS and CMOS digital VLSI circuit design appropriate as a professional reference and as graduate textbook. Written from the perspective of the circuit designer... features a comprehensive presentation of specialized circuit techniques including sense, amplifiers, clock drivers, substrate bias generators, input protection devices, level converters and Schmitt triggers; an examination of the circuit design of large arrays and regular structures, including decoders, RAMs, ROMs, PLOAs, and systolic arrays; chapter on microarchitecture that concentrates on points of synergy between architecture and circuit design; more' (from the jacket)

Duplicate copy available in better condition; please inquire



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12.
AFIPS American Federation of Information Processing Societies  
1965 Fall Joint Computer Conference, AFIPS Conference Proceedings volume 27 part I
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Publisher: AFIPS, Spartan Books, 1965; 1,100 pages, references, index, double-column text, diagrams, some photographs.
Includes -- PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES - Universal programming languages and processors - a brief summary and new concepts (Walter Burkhardt); Digital Simulation Languages, a critique and a guide (Clancy and Fineberg); Automatic Simplification of Mathematical expressions - the Formac Algorithm (Tobet, Bobrow, Zilles); more;

ADVANCES IN COMPUTER ORGANIZATION -- microprogramming for data acquisition and control (McGee and Petersen); A Precession Pattern in a Delay Line Memory (Frankel and Hernandez); more;

EFFICIENCY AND MANAGEMENT OF COMPUTER INSTALLATIONS -- Basic concepts for planning an Electronic Data Processing system (Moravec); more;

A NEW REMOTE ACCESSED MAN-MACHINE SYSTEM -- Introduciton and Overview of the Multics System (COrbato, Vyssotsky); System Design of a computer for time-sharing applications (Glaser); Structure of the Multics supervisor (Vyssotsky, Corbato, Graham); Some Thoughts about the Social Implications of Accessible Computing (David and Fano); more

APPLICATIONS OF SIMULATION ; NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING; CELLULAR TECHNIQUES FOR LOGIC, MEMORY and SYSTEMS -- Cobweb Cellular Arrays (Minnick); more

REVOLUTION IN WRITTEN COMMUNICATION -- Computer Editing, Typesetting and Image Generation (Mathews and Miller); The Left Hand of Scholarship - computer experiments with recorded text as a communication mediium (Roudabush, Bacon et al);

ON-LINE INTERACTIVE SOFTWARE SYSTEMS -- MATHLAB - a program for on-line machine assistance in symbolic computations (Engelman); AESOP - a prototype for on-line user control of organizational data storage, retrieval and processing (Bennett, Haines, Summers); Interactive Machine Language Programming (Lampson); more

HIGH SPEED COMPUTER LOGIC CIRCUITS; COMPUTERS IN THE BIOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCES; TIME-SHARED COMPUTER SYSTEMS - SOFTWARE/HARDWARE CONSIDERATIONS -- Design for a Multiple User Multiprocessing system (McCullough, Speierman, Zurcher); more

SCRATCHPAD MEMORIES - multi-functional Scratchpad memories in the Burroughs B8500 (Gluck); Scratchpad Memories at Honeywell - past, present and future (Nisenoff); more

ARITHMETIC TECHNIQUES AND SYSTEMS; SIMULATION OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR; HIGH SPEED READ ONLY MEMORIES -- a survey of Read Only Memories (Lewin); A High speed, Woven read-only memory (Takasima et al); A Thin Magnetic Film computer memory.... (May et al); more

INPUT/OUTPUT EQUIPMENT FOR CLOSER MAN-MACHINE INTERFACE -- a Magnetic Device for Computer Graphic Input (Lewin); Graphic I - a Remote Graphical Display Console System (Ninke); The Beam Pen - a novel, high-speed input/output device for cathode-ray-tube display devices (Haring); Voice Output from IBM System/360 (Urquhart);

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS -- the introduction of Man-Computer Graphics into the Aerospace industry (Chasen); more

HYBRID COMPUTERS FOR FUTURE SYSTEMS
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13.
Walker, Terry; William Cotterman  
An Introduction to Computer Science and Algorithmic Processes
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Publisher: Allyn and Bacon, Boston MA 1970, 563 pages, index,.
Good overall, textbook with white and blue decorated covers; covers and edges a bit thumbed; exlibrary rubberstamps on textblock edges and inside cover. The binding is sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked

Sections with multiple chapters in each incluce, scope of computer science; intro to computer systems -- hardware, operating systems etc; Intro to data structures; Problem analysis and algorithm design; The PL/I Programming Language; The Fortran IV programming language; Numeric Algorithms; Nonnumeric algorithms; Information systems analysis and design; Trends and Projections -- developments in operating systems, application developments, time sharing etc; The Computer and Society - economic and social impacts; more



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14.
Graubard, Stephen R. (ed.)  
Daedalus Vol. 17, No. 1 (Winter 1988) Artificial Intelligence
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Publisher: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Cambridge, MA, 1988.
Trade softcover journal in white card wraps with blue, green and violet flower illustration to front, 8vo. viii + 311pp. + note on previous issue. Not ex-lib. Subscription cards in place. Articles (by extremely prominent authors) primarily on philosphical and cognitive science issues with some on prospects for development and application. VG+. 4" reader's crease to front wrap from mid upper edge to center; light stress creases to rear wrap off hinges; touch of scraping upper fore edge and first pages within. Else fine: tight, square binding with no crease to spine; clean and unmarked paes and wraps. Paperback VG+

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15.
Analog Devices  
Digital Signal Processing Applications using the ADSP-2100 Family, volume 2, Diskette included
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Publisher: Analog Devices, MA; PTR Prentice Hall, NJ 1995; 657 pages, index; 3.25 inch diskette in plastic sleeve inside rear cover.
Very Good+ overall condition; large thick glossy softcover, slight curl to covers along outer textblock margin. Binding is tight and secure, pages are clean, unmarked

Second volume of applications for the ADSP-2100 Family of Digital Signal Processors, intended to complement rather than replace, the information contained in volume 1. Each chapter embraces a single application topic, briefly describes the algorithm, and discusses its implementation on ADSP-2100 Family Processors. Provides comprehensive source-code listings, complete with comments and accompanied by explanatory text. Diskette contains the program listings.Topics covered include modems (V.32, V.27 ter, and V.29), linear predictive speech coding (LPC), Pan-European Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) Speech Codec Specification 06.10 (GSM), sub-band adaptive differential pulse code modulation (ADPCM), speech recognition, discrete cosine transform (DCT), digital tone detection, digital control system design, IIR biquad filter variations, and software UART. The final chapter discusses hardware interfacing with SoundPort codecs and DRAM (from the rear cover)

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Journal of the ACM [JACM] Volume 13, Number 1, January 1966  
Journal of the ACM [JACM] Volume 13, Number 1, January 1966
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Publisher: Assoc for Computing Machinery, 1966; 7x10, 175 pages.
Good overall, tan paper covers, diagonal crease across front cover, some edgewear and thumbing; slight spine slant; binding is sound though issue shows evidence of having been read; internal pages are unmarked and clean

Program and Addressing Structure in a Time-Sharing Environment (Arden, Galler, O'Brien, Westervelt); ALPHA - An Automatic Programming System of High Efficiency (Yershov); Large Parallel Computers (Schwartz); Realization of Input-Output Relations by Sequential Machines (Gill); Index Register Allocation (Horwitz, Karp, Miller, Winograd); Ambiguity in context free languages (Ginsburg & Ullian); On the Syntax of Algorithmic Languages (Gilbert); Convergence Problems in Maehly's Second Method, Part II (Dunham:); Pseudo-Runge-Kutta Methods Involving Two Points (Byrne & Lambert); A Procedure for Nonlinear Least Squares Refinement in Adverse Practical Conditions (Maddison); A Method for the Solution of Roots of a Nonlinear Equation and for Solution of the General Eigenvalue Problem (Barlow Jr & Jones); A Note on Linear Extrapolation of Multivariable Functions by the Monte Carlo Method (Tsuda & Matsumoto); On Asymptotic Estimates in Switching and Automata Theory (Michael A. Harrison); Two Complete Axiom Systems for the Algebra of Regular Events (Salomaa); Group-Type Automata (Trauth, jr)

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n/a  
Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery vol 13 no 3 July 1966
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Publisher: Assoc for Computing Machinery, 1966; pp317-469, whole number 3 July; tan wraps, diagrams, references.
Good+ overall, edgewear at top & outer margins, small creases at cover corners, shelfwear & rubbing at spine & corners, mailing label on rear, 1 inch edge-tear on front cover. The binding is tight, pages are clean

Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery vol 13 no 3 July 1966.

CONTENTS -- Time-Shared Computer Operations with both Interarrival and Service Times Exponential (B Krishnamoorthi and Roger C Wood); Conversion of Limited-Entry Tables to Optimal Computer Programs I - Minimum Average Processing Time (Lewis T Reinwald and Richard M Soland); Monogenic Post Normal Systems of Arbitrary Degree (Philip K Hooper);

Preservation of Unambiguity and Inherent Ambiguity in context-free Languages (Seymour Ginsburg and Joseph Ullian); Use of Mulitwrite for General Programmability of Search Memories (Sigmund N Porter); Predictor-Corrector Methods of High Order with Improved Stability Characteristics (Fred T Krogh); Automatic Controlled Precision Calculations (Bruce A Chartres); Internal sorting by Radix Plus Sifting (M Donald MacLaren);

Generalized Single-ended Counters (John S Bailey); Numerical Inversion of Laplace Transforms Using Laguerre Functions (william t Weeks);

A Class of Integration Formulas ( R W Hamming and R S Pinkham); On the 'Reverse Order Law' Related to the Generalized Inverse of Matrix Products (Ivan Erdelyi); An Abstract Machine for Symbolic Computation (D L Overheu); Corrigenda (F Mileto and G Putzolu)



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[Rosenfeld][digital picture processing][Greibach][unsolvability]  
The Unsolvability of the Recognition of Linear Context-Free Language, in JACM vol 13 no 4 October 1966. Greibach, Sheila
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Publisher: Association for Computing Machinery 1966. pp 471-629, i-iv at rear Table of Contents for entire vol..
Fair only; issue is complete but is missing the covers and all of the paper spine except the date. The pages are still all bound tightly together, and are clean with only 2 pencil notations; the first page of Rosenfeld's article is wrinkled along inner margin, and the outer margins are toned. The last pages are the Table of Contents for the entire year 1966, volume 13. This issue is complete but lacks the front & rear covers. Previous owner mistakenly dated the issue on the first page as October 1961 - that is not correct, this is the October 1966 issue

Journal of the Association for Computing Machinery vol 13 no 4 October 1966CONTENTS -- Sequential Operations in Digital Picture Processing (Azriel Rosenfeld and John L Pfaltz); A Formal System for Differentiation (EK Blum); An Extension of Romberg Integration Procedures to N-Variables (Edward B Anders); Statistical Determination of Certain Mathematical Constants and Functions Using Computers (Satya D Dubey); Analysis of the Address Assignment Problem for Clustered Keys (Junichi Toyoda, Yoshikazu Tezuka and Yoshiro Kasahara); Two-Tape Simulation of Multitape Turing Machines (F C Hennie and R E Stearns); On the Length of Programs for Computing Finite Binary Sequences (Gregory J Chaitin); On Context-Free Languages (Rohit J Parikh); The Unsolvability of the Recognition of Linear Context-Free Languages (Sheila A Greibach); The INdependence of Inherent Ambiguity from Complementedness Among Context-Free Languages (thomas n Hibbard and Joseph Ullian); The Immortality Problem for Post Normal Systems (Philip K Hooper); Discrete Analogs for Continuous Filters (H Shaw); Digital One-Third Octave Spectral Analysis (C D Negron); The Placement of Computer Logic Modules (J S Mamelak)

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19.
Rob, Peter & Carlos Coronel  
Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management

Publisher: Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1993..
First Edition. 24 X 19 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Laminated pictorial boards, peach endpapers, xxvii, 643 pp, numerous diagrams & tables, glossary, index. First few leaves wrinkled at top edge, apparently a manufacturing defect, rear board lightly scratched. Contents: file systems and databases; the relational database model; introduction to structured query language (SQL); entity relationship (E-R) modeling; normalization of database tables; database design; the university lab: conceptual design, verification, logical design, and implementation; transaction management and concurrency control; distributed database management systems; object-oriented databases; database administration; the hierarchical database model; the network database model. Appendices: creating the database structure; a relational schema for dBASE IV users; university computer lab report formats & data dictionary. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

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Schildt, Herbert  
C++ from the Ground Up

Publisher: Berkeley, CA et al.: Osborne McGraw-Hill, 1998..
2nd ed, 1st ptg. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 19 cm. Near Fine/No dj. White, blue, red & black pictorial covers, xx, 668 pp, index. Downloadable code available on publisher's web site as of April 2009. Clean, very slight wear from use. This course in ISO Standard C++ programming does not assume familiarity with C programming. In order to compile and run the examples, it is necessary to have access to a C++ compiler. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 12 oz.)

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21.
Freiberger, Paul & Michael Swaine  
Fire in the Valley: The Making of the Personal Computer

Publisher: Berkeley, CA: Osborne McGraw-Hill, 1984..
First Edition. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 18½ cm. G+/No dj. Pictorial covers, white spine with red & black titles, xv, 288 pp including 48 pp b & w photos, index. Front cover has a crease and original bookseller's price sticker, faint coffee or similar stain to rear cover near top edge. History of the early years of the personal computer published when the original Mac was the latest thing on the market. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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22.
Van Horebeek, Ivo & Johan Lewi  
Algebraic Specifications in Software Engineering: An Introduction

Publisher: Berlin et al.: Springer-Verlag, 1989..
24½ X 17 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Additional ISBN is listed: 3-540-51626-3. Silver boards, blue titles on front board & spine, xiv, 350 pp, index. Owner's name on fpd. Contents: abstract data types as initial algebras; an algebraic specification language; constructive specifications; case studies: the ferry problem, the mini PABX; error handling; abstract implementations. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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23.
Dzeroski, Saso & Nada Lavrac (Eds.)  
Relational Data Mining

Publisher: Berlin et al.: Springer-Verlag, 2001..
First Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Fine/No dj. Blue & white dec. boards, blue & black titles, xix, 398 pp, notes, index. Twenty-seven authors explain the theory and techniques for data mining of relational databases without first reforming data into a single table. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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24.
Porto, V. W., N. Saravanan, D. Waagen & A. E. Eiben (Eds.)  
Evolutionary Programming VII (Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 1447)

Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer Publishing Company, 1998..
Trade Paperback. 23½ X 15½ cm. Near Fine/No dj. ISSN 0302-9743. Sewn in silver, maroon & white wraps, xvi, 840, [4] pp, chapter notes & bibliographies, author index. Bottom corner of front cover lightly creased, else fine. Proceedings of the Seventh Annual Conference on Evolutionary Programming, held March 25-27, 1998 in San Diego. Contains two invited lectures and seventy-eight papers under the general headings: economics, emergence & complex systems; issues & innovations in evolutionary computation; evolution-based approaches to engineering design; examining representations & operators; evolutionary computation theory; evolutionary computation & biological modeling; particle swarm; combinations of evolutionary & neural computation; applications. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

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25.
Kauffman, John with Kevin Spencer & Thearon Willis  
Beginning ASP Databases

Publisher: Birmingham, UK & Chicago: Wrox Press, Ltd., 1999..
Trade Paperback. 23½ X 18½ cm. VG-/No dj. Red covers with yellow titles, black & white photo, [6], xx, 825, [5] pp, index. Initials in red marker on fore-edge, else VG, front cover curling a bit at corners. Textbook on using database content to serve web pages using various Microsoft products (specifically Active Server Pages (ASP), ActiveX Data Objects (ADO), Remote Data Services (RDS), Microsoft Data Access Components (MDAC), Internet Information Server (IIS), Personal Web Server (PWS)) and some non-proprietary standards (Structured Query Language (SQL), Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)). Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 12 oz.)

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26.
Blexrud, Christopher et al.  
Professional Windows DNA: Building Distributed Web Applications with VB, COM+, MSMQ, SOAP, and ASP

Publisher: Birmingham, UK & Chicago: Wrox Press, Ltd., 2001..
2nd ptg. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 18½ cm. Fine/No dj. Mostly red wraps with yellow & white titles, tiny b & w photos of the authors, [10], xxiv, 977, [13] pp, index. Windows DNA was a Windows 2000-based precursor to Windows .NET. Contents: what is DNA?; the component object model; distributed processing; business objects; COM+ architecture, components & events; transactions; asynchronous applications; interoperability for the web - SOAP; universal data access; SQL Server 2000; Windows 2000 directory services; ActiveX controls; scalability & availability; DNA security; certificate services; debugging; sample applications. Shipping weight 5 lbs. (International 4 lbs., 8 oz.)

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27.
Momjian, Bruce  
PostgreSQL: Introduction and Concepts

Publisher: Boston et al.: Addison-Wesley/Pearson Education, 2001..
3rd ptg. Trade Paperback. 23 X 18 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Pale yellow pictorial wraps with purple & white titles, xxviii, 462, [2] pp, 178 figures, 32 tables, bibliography, index. Blind impressions on front cover, else fine. Contents: history of PostgreSQL; issuing database commands; basic SQL commands; customizing queries; SQL aggregates; joining tables; numbering rows; combining SELECTs; data types; transactions & locks; performance; controlling results; table management; constraints; importing & exporting data; database query tools; programming interfaces; functions & triggers; extending PostgreSQL using C; administration. Appendices: additional resources; installation; PostgreSQL nonstandard features by chapter; reference manual. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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28.
Rob, Peter & Carlos Coronel  
Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management

Publisher: Boston et al.: Course Technology (Thomson Learning, Inc.), 2002..
5th Ed. 28½ X 22½ cm. Fine/No dj. Laminated pictorial boards, black titles on mostly off-white spine, xxvi, 838 pp, numerous diagrams & tables, glossary, index. Contents: file systems and databases; the relational database model; entity relationship (E-R) modeling; normalization of database tables; structured query language (SQL); database design; the university lab: conceptual design, verification, logical design, and implementation; transaction management and concurrency control; distributed database management systems; object-oriented databases; client/server systems; data warehouse; databases in electronic commerce; web database development; database administration. Appendix: client/server network infrastructure. This edition must be really great because it weighs over 50% more than the first edition! Fits in flat-rate box. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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29.
Schneider, Gary P.  
Electronic Commerce

Publisher: Boston et al.: Course Technology (Thomson Learning, Inc.), 2002..
3rd Ed. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 19 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Mostly pale yellow pictorial covers, xxiv, 568 pp, many figures, index. Slight shelf wear, else fine. Treats business strategies and technology of e-commerce. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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30.
Lieberherr, Karl J.  
Adaptive Object-Oriented Software: The Demeter Method with Propagation Patterns

Publisher: Boston et al.: PWS Publishing Company (Thomson), 1995..
First Edition. 24 X 19 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Laminated mostly grey pictorial boards, black, white & green titles on spine, xxxix, 616 pp, glossary, bibliography, index. Top corners lightly bumped, else fine. Contents: object-oriented software; from C++ to Demeter; thinking adaptively; adaptive software by example; class dictionary graphs & objects; propagation directives, patterns & interpretation; transportation patterns; class dictionaries; style rules for class dictionaries; case study: a class structure comparison tool; instructional objectives; core concepts & implementation; theory of class dictionaries; selfstudy/teacher's guide. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 4 oz.)

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31.
Beroggi, Giampiero E.G. and William A. Wallace (editors).  
Computer Supported Risk Management (Topics in Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality, Vol. 4).

Publisher: Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, [1995].
1st edition. ISBN: 0792333721 Hardcover As New hardcover in glossy boards (no markings) / No dust jacket as issued. Clean and fresh. A new copy.

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32.
Dorf, Richard  
Computers and Man / 1974
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Publisher: Boyd & Fraser Publishing Co, CA 1974, 469 pages, index, illustrations & photographs.
Good+ overall, large yellow & green cardstock covers, softcover; slight edgewear to covers, upper right-hand corner of cover crease with crimps extending across the upper righthand corners of most pages; ex-corporate library pocket inside cover, some rubberstamps; binding is sound, pages clean

'Adapted from Dorf's highly successful Introduction to Computers and Computer Science (1972)... explores the history, operation, economics and applications of computer technology and its significance...' (from the rear cover)

Contents -- computers & computer science, growth in the number of computers & their applications; A History of Computers - prehistoric & early counting devices; from mechanical devices to modern computers; The Nature of Computers and computing - information processing and the electronic digital computer; Problem Solving & Algorithms, flow charts etc;

Computer Components - input/output systems and peripheral equipment, storage devices etc; Business Data Processing and Management Information Systems, including essay by Peter F Drucker, What the Computers Will Be Telling You; Data Banks, Information Retrieval and Libraries, privacy etc;

Simulation and Games - computer modeling & simulation, Altman & Brody on the Art of using Computers to Model Human Personality; computer games, more; Computers Around the World - south america, western europe and asia; USSR and eastern europe; Computers in Urban and Government Systems; Computers in the Arts - visual arts, music & dance etc; includes Michael Noll, The Digital Computer as a Creative Medium;

Applications of Computers - in medicine, law enforcement, applications in transportation and aerospace, in education etc; a photo-essay from The Dynamics of Change; Alpert & Blitzer, Advances in Computer-based Education; Cybernetics, Artificial Intelligence and the Social Consequences of Computers, incl Turing - Can A Machine Think; A C Clarke, Ar you Thinking Machines; Brautigan, All Watched over by Machines of Loving Grace; Wiener, Some Moral and Technical Consequences of Automation and a refutation by Samuel; the Computer and the Poet, by norman cousins;

Computers and the Future, includes a chapter on Computers and Information Systems in the Years 1977 - 2000; and Expected Fourth-Generation Characteristics by Rector etc.



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33.
Dorf, Richard  
Introduction to Computers and Computer Science
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Publisher: boyd and fraser, San Francisco CA 1972, 628 pages, index, diagrams, photos, references.
Very Good, red hardcover with titles in gilt on cover and spine, slight ding to lower spine end, light wear at corners, prev. owner's rubberstamp blacked out on front pastedown; the binding is sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked

Sections with multiple chapters in each, include, Introduction; A History of Computers; The Nature of Computers and computing; Problem Solving and Algorithms; Programming and Languages; Programming a calculator: The BASIC Language; The FORTRAN Language; Number systems and computer arithmetic; Computer Components; Business data processing and management information systems (include a section by Peter F. Drucker, What the computers will be telling you); Data Banks, information retrieval and libraries; Simulation and Games; Computers around the World; Computers in urban and governement systems; Comptuers and the arts, music and dance; Applications of computers; Cybernetics, Artificial Intelligence and the Social Consequences of Comptuers; More



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34.
Florine, Jean  
La synthese des machines logiques et son automatisation / text in French / SIGNED by author, with laid-in publisher's in
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Publisher: Bruxelles, Presses academiques Europeennes, Dunod - Paris; 1964, first edtion; text in French. 348 pages, 94 figures, 17.
Very Good, blue cloth hardcover stamped in red & gold; binding sound though hinges a bit weakened; pages clean, unmarkedNOTIONS DE BASE DE L'ALGEBRE LOGIQUE - variables, etats et fonctions loqiques; operations elementaires; relations elementaire; forme canonique normale d'une fonction logiue; numerotation des minterms; etats incompletement; formes implicites; etc; ANALYSE DES DIFFERENTS TYPES DE PROBLEMES LOGIQUES - combinatoires; sequentiels; a sequence unique; a sequences multiples; dans chacun des etats d'entree envisages... etc; METHODES DE SYNTHESE DES SYSTEMES LOGIQUES SEQUENTIELS; NOTIONS D'ELECTRONIQUE, necessaires a la Comprehension et au Calcul des Circuits Logiques a Semiconducteurs - la diode semiconductrice; le transistor, utilise comme element de commutation; etude graphique d'un etage amplificateur a transistor; a deaux etages; a couplage direct a la bascule bistable etc; EQUATIONS LOGIQUES ET CIRCUITS ELECTRONIQUES DES ELEMENTS FONDAMENTAUX DES SYSTEMES COMBINATOIRES; EQUATIONS Logique et Circuits Electroniques des Elements Fondamentaux des Systemes Sequentiels; METHODE DE SYNTHESE DES FONCTIONS D'ENTREE DAN LES ORGANES DE MEMOIRE DES CIRCUITS LOGIQUE SEQUENTIELS; METHODES D'ANALYSE DES PROBLEMES LOGIQUES COMBINATOIRES; Methodes Synthese; principles and examples; ETUDE DES SYSTEMES LOGIQUES PAR MACHINES AUTOMATIQUE - Calculateurs universels ou specialises; Machine specialsiees pour l'etude des circuits de commutation etc; RECHERCHE OPTIMALE DE FONCTIONS LOGIQUES COMBINATOIRES PAR UN CALCULATEUR AUTOMATIQUE SPECIALISE etc; RECHERCHE OPTIMALE DE FONCTIONS LOGIQUES COMBINATOIRES PAR UN CALCULATEUR UNIVERSEL -- Programmes etablish pour un ordinateur IBM 1620; algorithmes pour l'operation d'analyse; notatoins; organigramme pour l'operation d'analyse; de synthese; MORE! Bibliography, Index

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35.
Harrison, David and Mark Jaques  
Experiments in Virtual Reality

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann Boston 1996.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover 117 White spine and rear cover/blue on front. Light rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and to the tips of the corners. Just a trace of edgewear around the outside edges. Pages are clean, white and crisp. Color photographs and illustratio ns.

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36.
Boolos, George, and Richard Jeffrey  
Computability and Logic
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Publisher: Cambridge Univ Press, London & NY, 1974, 262 pages, index.
Very Good pale-pink cloth hardcover in Good blue and gray dustjacket; prev. owner's name lightly rubberstamped on textblock fore-edges and endpage; jacket with edgewear and rubbing, some chipping. The binding is strong and secure, pages are clean and unmarked

Four Sections covers a wide range of topics, Computability; Logic; Arithmetic; special topics, using standard notation and carefully selected exercises; applicable for graduate courses in logic in departments of mathematics, philosophy and computer science (from the jacket flap)

Chapters include, Turing machines; Uncomputability; Recursive functions; First-order logic; Undecidability, indefinability and incompleteness; second-order logic; Dyadic logic; Craig's lemma; and MORE mb8



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37.
Wardle, M E; The School Mathematics Project / Computing in Mathematics  
From Problem to Program -- intro to computing and how to build a matchbox computer
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press 1972, 129 pages, index, answers to exercises; diagrams.
Good+ overall, small maroon paper-over-boards, hardcover, ex-university rubberstamp on pastedowns, binding sound but pages lie flat when opened; pages clean, unmarkedIncludes Sections on The Computer (input, store, arithmetic unit, output, control unit, other hardware; the matchbox computer -- storage); Arithmetic Instructions (dry check, 3-address instructions, economy of storage, output instructions; The matchbox computer -- output); Flow charts (types of data, inut instruction; The matchbox computer -- input instruction; drawing flow charts, stages in writing a program, graph plotting, stored program, The matchbox computer -- program store; Jump Instructions; Conditional Jump Instructions; the matchbox computer -- false data; Subroutines for functions; From Problem to Program; Appendix - running your programs on a computer; solutions to exercises; Index. 'The matchbox computer is developed alongside each new idea and this can be used as an optional project simulating every aspect of the computer, from simple arithmetic to the full stored program facility. Much of the eary development of the matchbox computer was originated by J D Tinsley...' (from the preface)

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38.
Page, E.S. and L.B. Wilson  
Information Representation and Manipulation in a Computer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1973.
Good+ with no dust jacket Softcover 243, Cambridge Computer Science Texts #2 White spine and covers with violet lettering. Very light rubbing to the head and tail of the spine and light rubbing on the corners. Light wrinkling on the face of the spine. Plenty of sun to the spine - white spine has become a golden colo r - lettering is all still easy to read. Faint soiling from multiple handlings. Pages are all clean, white and crisp.

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39.
Press, William H., Brian P. Flannery, Saul A. Teukolsky & William T. Vetterling  
Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing

Publisher: Cambridge, England et al.: Cambridge University Press, 1986..
First Edition. 24 X 16 cm. Fine/VG+. Blue boards, foil titles on spine, xx, 818, [4] pp, bibliography, index. Slight wear to tail of spine, else fine. DJ spine & top edge of front panel sunned, else fine; in Brodart archival cover. Numerical programming theory and algorithms are presented, along with sample code in Fortran 77 and Pascal. Contents: solution of linear algebraic equations; interpolation & extrapolation; integration of functions; evaluation of functions; special functions; random numbers; sorting; root finding & nonlinear sets of equations; minimization or maximization of functions; eigensystems; Fourier transform spectral methods; statistical description of data; modeling of data; integration of ordinary differential equations; two point boundary value problems; partial differential equations; table of program dependencies. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

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40.
Anderson, James A. & Edward Rosenfeld (Eds.)  
Talking Nets: An Oral History of Neural Networks

Publisher: Cambridge, MA & London: The MIT Press, 1998..
First Edition. 26 X 18½ cm. Fine/Fine. Lilac cloth, foil titles on spine, xiv, 434 pp, photos, glossary, index. DJ in Brodart archival cover. Collection of interviews by the editors with scientists who have studied natural neural networks or used computer models of neural networks to model brain function and to build intelligent computing systems. Includes interviews with Jerome Y. Lettvin, Walter J. Freeman, Bernard Widrow, Leon N. Cooper, Jack D. Cowan, Carver Mead, Teuvo Kohonen, Stephen Grossberg, Gail Carpenter, Michael A. Arbib, James A. Anderson (written memoir), David E. Rumelhart, Robert Hecht-Nielsen, Terrence J. Sejnowski, Paul J. Werbos, Geoffrey E. Hinton & Bart Kosko. Shipping weight 4 lbs. (International 3 lbs., 8 oz.)

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41.
Wiener, Norbert  
Cybernetics, or Control and Communication in the Animal and the Machine

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, New York & Paris: The Technology Press of Massachusetts Institute of Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,.
7th ptg. 23½ X 15½ cm. Near Fine/No dj. Full red cloth, black & white titles, [i], 194 pp. Original owner's name & date on fpd. Contents: Newtonian & Bergsonian time; groups & statistical mechanics; time series, information & communication; feed-back & oscillation; computing machines & the nervous system; gestalt & universals; cybernetics & psychopathology; information, language & society. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 12 oz.)

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42.
Kemeny, John G.  
Man and the Computer
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Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons New York, 1972.
Mass market paperback in black, grey, red and white wraps. 152pp.Index, endnotes, photo of author on rear wrap. Speculations from one of the pioneers of digital computing and artificial intelligence. Near Fine. Mild abrasion along lower spine end; uniform toning to clean, unmarked pages, faint rolling crease just offupper rear edge near corner. Else fine: sharp and clean wraps with especially tight binding with no reader's crease to spine. Scarce in this condition. ISBN: 0684130432. Paperback NF

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43.
Held, Gilbert & Thomas R. Marshall  
Data Compression: Techniques and Applications, Hardware and Software Considerations

Publisher: Chichester, New York, Brisbane, Toronto, Singapore: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., 1991..
3rd Ed. 25 X 19½ cm. Near Fine/No dj. Black laminated boards with white & red titles & decoration, red endpapers, xiii, 301 pp, bibliography, index. Blind impression to rear board, a bit of rubbing to bottom corners, else fine. Contents: rationale & utilization; data codes & compression-indicating characters; data-compression techniques; statistical encoding; system considerations & data analysis; software-linkage considerations; using compression-performing hardware & software products. Appendices: DATANALYSIS program descriptions & listings; SHRINK program & listings. Program listings are in Basic and Fortran. Algorithms are given for some of the simpler techniques. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 4 oz.)

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44.
Computer Society Press / IEEE  
Symposium on Computer Architecture, June 5-7 1984 / 11th Annual International symposium, conference proceedings
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Publisher: Computer Society Press, MI, 1984, 371 pages, Diagrams, Bibliography, references; Appendix, Index.
Very Good overall, large thick softcover, some shelfwear, front cover corner creased; binding sound, pages clean & unmarked. Double-column textContents includes -- (N+1)th Generation Computers; Array Processors - Vector & Array Multiprocessor Extension of the Sylvan Architecture (Burkowski), Pringle Parallel Computer (Kapauan et al), State-of-the-Art SIMD Two-Dimensional FFT Array Processor (Yasrebi et al);Architecture for Computer Graphics - Architecture of REPLICA Special-Purpose Computer System for Active Multi-Sensory Perception of 3-Dimensional Objects (Ma & Krishnamurti); Generalized Object Display Processor Architecture (Goldwasser); Special Purpose LSI Processor Using DDA Algorithm for Image Transformation (Kawakami et al);Non-Numerical Processors - Status of MANIP Multicomputer Architecture for Solving Combinatorial Extremum-Search Problems (Wah et al); Schuss Filter - Processor Non-Numerical Data Processing (Gonzalez-Rubio et al), Design & Implementation of VLSI Chess Move Generator (Ebeling & Palay);Interconnection Networks - Performance Analysis of Circuit Switching Baseline Interconnection Networks (Lee & Wu); Importance of Being Square (Kruskal et al), Connection Principles of Multipath Packet Switching Networks (Chin & Hwang);Control Unit Issues - Instruction Issue Logic for Pipelined Supercomputers (Weiss et al); Reduction of Branch Instruction Execution Overhead Using Structured Control Flow (Wedig & Rose); Fast Execution of Loops with IF Statements (Banerjee et al);Data Base Machine - Parallel Pipelined Relational Query Processor - architectural overview (Gajski et al); Efficient VLSI Dictionary Machine (Somani, et al); Dictionary Machines with Small Number of Processors (Fisher); Caching Techniques; Impact of Language on Architecture; Systolic Arrays; Algorithms for Array Processors;Computer Organization, Security, & Coding; Multiprocessor Issues; Special Topics, VLSI Design; High Performance Factoring Machine; Processor Performance in VAX-11/780; Peripheral Processor PP4; MIMD Multiprocessor computers; Chaches in Multiprocessors, cache coherence problem; Cache Hit Ratios to the Cache Coherence Problem; MORE

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45.
Culbertson, James T  
Mathematics and Logic for Digital Devices
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Publisher: D Van Nostrand Co, NJ 1958, reprinted 1959; 224 pages, diagrams, Index, answers section.
Very Good tan cloth hardcover in Good+ maroon-and-yellow dustjacket; jacket with edgewear at corners and spine ends. binding is tight and secure, pages clean and unmarked, with prev. owner's name on titlepageDeals with algebraic topics, including permutations, combinations and probability, as they apply to computers; number systems; traditional logic and modern symbolic logic; Boolean algebra of classes, propositions, and switching circuits with over 1200 problems integrated with the text, for readers and students. 'In explaining the circuitry and operation of a computer, the author makes use of neurons whose functions resemble those of their namesakes in the animal nervous system. This treatmen opens up the exciting prospect of eveolving a clearer concept of the functioning of the human brain and nervous system' (from the jacket flap) Contents (Sections with multiple chapters in each) -- Some Preliminary Topics; Permutations and COmbinations; Probability; Number Systems; Traditional Logic; Boolean Algebra of Classes; Boolean Algebra of Propositions; Applications to Switching CircuitsAdditional pictures at http://www.oldcomputerbooks.com/images/C811138b.jpg ; http://www.oldcomputerbooks.com/images/C811138c.jpg

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46.
Richards, R K  
Arithmetic Operations in Digital Computers
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Publisher: D Van Nostrand Co, NY and Toronto, 1955; 397 pages, index, bibliography, diagrams.
Very Good hardcover in Very Good dustjacket and clear acetate glassine jacket protector. Some erasures and pencil notations (one ink scribbled) on front endpage, otherwise clean and unmarked; bindng is sound and secure. Jacket with a bit of toning to the extremities

'Detailed information on digital computers from functioning to programming, including a thorough consideration of the system of symbols, binary and decimal operations, conversions, and computer organization and control' (from the front jacket)

Includes -- Symbolic Representation of Quantities; Boolean Algebra applied to Computer Components; Switching Networks; Binary Addition and Subtraction; Binary Multiplication and Division; Decimal Codes; Counting, binary and decimal; Decimal Addition and subtraction; Decimal multiplication and division; Miscellaneous operations; Computer Organization and Control; Programming; bibliography; indexThe Bibliography is a pretty good list of the books and journals which had appeared up to this time (1955) examining the early computers and the early state of the industry



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47.
Chapin, Ned  
An Introduciton to Automatic Computers, second edition
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Publisher: D Van Nostrand Co, Princeton NJ 1955, 1957, 1963. 503 pages, index, appendices include glossary; black & white photograp.
Good+ overall, gray and tan cloth hardcover with titles in red and gilt on cover and spine; no dustjacket. Light shelfwear, spine title a bit dulled. Rubberstamp on endpage of college Fraternity. Some intermittent underlining of text. Binding is sound and secureAppendix includes Automatic Computers of Historical Interest; Glossary; morePHotographs throughout of various computers and peripherals, memory storage devices etc. Contents include --The Coming of the Computer; What is an Automatic Computr; Input and output units; The storage unit; Arithmetic and logic unit; The Control unit; ELements of Programming; History - early data-handling equipment; Hardware history; computer history; history of applications; sofware history; Logic and logical design; suggested readings;Information handling in Organizations; Systems analysis and Systems design; OUtput data; Input Data; Preparation of COmputer Applications; Programming and COnversion; Operation and Maintenance; Management of a Data Processing Center; Computer Justification (financials, feasibility study, computer costs etc); Trends - in equipment, in applications, in employment etc (from the perspective of 1963)

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48.
Digital Equipment Corporation  
GUIDE TO PERSONAL COMPUTING

Publisher: Digital Press Maynard, MA 1982.
Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Wear at edges. ; Trade PB; Color Photographs; 180 pages

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49.
Jackson, Philip C. Jr., 1949-  
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence. Second enlarged edition

Publisher: Dover, 1985..
xxxviii, 453 p.,132 illus.,21.5 cm. "An introduction to the science of reasoning processes in computers." Stock# 33,817. Fine/ paper; Computer technology.

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50.
Burrows, C R  
Use of Analog Computers in Design / Session 1964-1965
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Publisher: Draughtsmen's and Allied Technicians Assoc, UK 1965; 5x7 stapled wraps, 65 pages, some photos.
Draughtsmen's and Allied Technicians Association. Good+ or a bit better overall, stapled cardstock wraps, black and white illus. covers, rubbing along corners & stapled binding, lower corner crease & wear. Binding is sound, staples are sound, pages are cleanIncludes several black & white photographs of computers of the day -- the Pace TR-10 desk-top computer and TR-48, Electronic Associates, and Analog Computation Installation. Also figures and symbols, notations, equations etc. throughout. Contents includes Analog and Digital Computers; Computer components - mechanical analog computer; electronic analog computer; computer circuits; input equipment; recording equipment; Problem Preparation and planning, Computer symbolism, Final computer diagram, checking the computer set-up, Programming simultaneous differential equations, etc; The Analog Computer used as a Simulator - differential analyzer, simulator, comments on simulator method for problem solving etc. References and brief bibliography at rear

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51.
Rose, Marshall T.  
The Simple Book: An Introduction to Internet Management

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: P T R Prentice-Hall, Inc. (Simon & Schuster), 1994..
2nd ed, 1st ptg. 24 X 18 cm. Fine/No dj. Mostly white laminated boards, dark blue, black & lilac titles, xxiv, 456 pp, glossary, bibliography, index. A concise, clearly written book on Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) version 2, intended for implementors. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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52.
Krulee, Gilbert K.  
Computer Processing of Natural Language

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall (Simon & Schuster), 1991..
First Edition. 24 X 18 cm. VG/No dj. Blue boards, white & bronze titles & decorations, viii, 456 pp, bibliography, index. Former owner's name on rpd, pencil notes in first two chapters, slight shelf wear. Contents: transformational grammars for natural language; two- level representations; transistion networks: from grammar to acceptor; two-level processing systems; meaning & interpretation; issues & applications. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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53.
Pratt, Terrence W.  
Programming Languages: Design and Implementation

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1975..
7th ptg. 23½ X 15½ cm. Fine/VG-. Green boards with gold & white titles, xiv, 530 pp, bibliography, index. Original sales receipt taped to fpd. DJ rubbed at extremities with a few tears & creases, original price sticker on front panel; in Brodart archival cover. Contents: the study of programming languages; programming language processors; data; operations; sequence control; data control; storage management; operating environment; syntax & translation; Fortran; Algol 60; Cobol; PL/I; Lisp; Snobol4; APL; the Turing language & language universality. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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54.
Kraft, George D. & Wing N. Toy  
Mini/Microcomputer Hardware Design

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1979..
2nd ptg. 24 X 18 cm. VG-/No dj. Mostly white dec. boards, black & brown titles, xiv, 512 pp, index. Heavily bumped corners repaired, else VG. Concentrates on logic design with little reference to support circuitry. Contents: evolution of a philosophy of computing; digital logic circuitry; architectural features; organization of memory; memory referencing techniques; elements of an instruction set; conventional and PLA control; program controlled input/output operations; channel-oriented input-output operations. Appendices: MOS technology; bipolar technology; characteristics of software; MAC-8: a microprocessor for telecommunication applications; Tandem 16 NonStop computer system. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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55.
Harbison, Samuel P. & Guy L. Steele Jr.  
C: A Reference Manual

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc, 1995..
4th ed, 1st ptg. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 18 cm. Fine/No dj. White covers with black & blue titles, xx, 455 pp, index. Covers ANSI and ISO Standard C through Amendment 1 (1994), traditional C, and discusses C++ compatibility (i.e., how to write C programs that are also valid C++ programs. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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56.
Hoffman, Paul  
Perl for Dummies

Publisher: Foster City, CA, Chicago, Indianapolis, & New York: IDG Books Worldwide, Inc., 2001..
3rd Ed. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 19 cm. Fine/No dj. Wraps mostly yellow & black with some white & red, xxiv, 382, [2] pp, index. The CD-ROM containing ActivePerl and examples from the book is still sealed in its pocket on the inside rear cover. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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57.
Hogan, Thom & Mike Iannamico  
Osborne 1 User's Reference Guide

Publisher: Hayward, CA: Osborne Computer Corporation, 1982..
Trade Paperback. 23½ X 17½ cm. VG-/No dj. Blue wraps, grey titles, 284, A-31, R-220, Q-29, [23] pp (587 pp in all). Covers rubbed, spine cocked, two small stains to fore-edge, a few pages marked with paper clips. Two repair tickets laid in. The Osborne 1 was the first commercially successful portable computer--portable in the sense that all the important parts, including the monitor, were in one box, although the box was the size & weight of a desktop computer. Contains chapters on the computer hardware, operating system (CP/M), bundled software WordStar & MailMerge, SuperCalc, CBASIC, and Microsoft BASIC; appendices on modifying WordStar to work with different printers, Osborne's IEEE-488 implementations; reference guides for the bundled software previously mentioned; and unpaginated technical data. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 12 oz.)

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58.
Laver, FJM  
Introducing Computers
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Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationary Office, London, 1965, second edition 1966, 68 pages, photographs of old computer equipment, dia.
Very Good, 7x9, white and brown glossy cardstock covers, stylized papertape punch illustrations on front and rear covers; ex-university library label inside front cover and rubberstamp of computer lab. on titlepage. The binding is sound and secure, pages clean

Includes, Image and Reality; Computer Evolution; structure and function; input and output; files; electronic arithmetic; overall control; On programming; sums for scientists; Electronics and the Office; computers for process control; computers in management; computers and the professions; Electronic Brains; Living with Computers, more

Photographs of paper-tape reader - Elliott Automation Computers; Electric typewriter linked to a computer; Magnetic Tape transport; Leo Marconi computer; More



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59.
Lynch, Robert E. And John R. Rice  
Computers: Their Impact and Use

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc. 1978.
Very Good with no dust jacket Softcover Rubbing to extremeties of spine. Light edgewear. Corners of covers creased. Pages clean.

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60.
Weinstein, Seymour; and Armand Keim  
Fundamentals of Digital Computers
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Publisher: Holt, RInehart and Winston, NY 1965, 163 pages, index, diagrams and photographs of computers.
Very Good, dark orange-red decorated cloth hardcover (decoration resembles core storage); light rubbing and wear at corner tips and spine ends. BInding is tight and secure, the internal pages are clean and unmarked

The purpose of this book is to provide an understanding of computer organization and application for those who may someday use or build computers...' (from the Preface)

Sections include -- History and Philosophy of Computers - analog and digital devices; history; can computers think;
Niumber Systems; Basic Computer Operation -- punched cards; typewriter; printer; Magnetic Core Memory; more

Programming - learning to program;assembly language; Merlin II instructions; Programming examples - symbolic versus machine language; more

Computer Logic; Arithmetic and Control units; Computer Usage -- mathematical problems; information retrieval; command and control; process control; more



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61.
Martin, E. Wainright, Jr.  
Electronic Data Processing: An Introduction

Publisher: Homewood, IL: Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1965..
Revised Ed, 1st Ptg. 23½ X 16 cm. VG/VG+. Quarter light blue cloth with grey cloth-covered boards, titles in gold ink on front board, xv, 561, [1] pp, photos, drawings, tables, flow charts, index. Fore-edge slightly foxed, spine ends turned in, slight edge wear. DJ slightly rubbed and worn with a couple of spots and 2 small (½ cm) tears and associated crease on top edge of rear panel; in Brodart archival cover. Contents: impact of the electronic computer; fundamentals of data processing; punched card data processing; a punched card applications; basic concepts of electronic computing; basic programming concepts; introduction to automatic programming; development of a computer processing system; applications of intermediate computers; magnetic tape files; random access files; overview of electronic computers; systems analysis and design; the data processing organization; problems involved in introducing a computer; information technology and management; the Jiffy Manufacturing case; binary notation and arithmetic; floating decimal representation; index of MAC (a hypothetical computer) instructions. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lb., 12 oz.)

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62.
Hamilton, Jaqueline D.  
CGI Programming 101: Perl for the World Wide Web

Publisher: Houston: CGI101.COM, 1999..
Trade Paperback. 23 X 18 cm. Fine/No dj. Black, blue, & white covers, xi, 210, [2] pp, index. A straightforward beginning-level text. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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63.
Sattinger, Irving J  
Applying Computers
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Publisher: Howard Allen, Inc, Publishers, OH, 1963, stated second printing; 145 pages, bibliography and appendices, some illustrati.
Very good overall, maroon cloth hardcover with paper illustration and title stamped in gilt on cover and spine; some dulling of gilt on cover and dustiness. Previous owner's name rubberstamp on endpage. Gutters of pastedown pages are toned, overall toning to pages. Binding is sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked

Contents includes -- introduction; Preparing the Initial Problem Statement; Preparing the Mathematical Model; Preparation of Tank Suspension Simulation Problem; Data reduction and interpretation; Reduction of experimental data;Problem statement for Logical Systems; Application of Computers to Business Problems; Appendices -- how digital computers operate; how analog computers operate; examples of model-making; Complete problem statement for sooil-test-data reduction.BibliographyCovers differences in application of analog and digital computers, discusses mathematical modelling etc

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64.
IEEE, var.  
Digest, 1969 Computer Group Conference
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Publisher: IEEE 1969, 212 pages, single- and double-column text, reproduced typescript.
Very Good, oversized softcover, 8.5x11, binding is sound and secure, pages clean

Includes, Computer Data Communications -- chariman, RP Halverson -- Instrumentation for Digital Communication Experiements (Waag and Sturdevant); Conversational Typewriter Terminals -- Design Considerations (Ohigashi); A Large Direct Keyboard Entry System (Sharp); and more

Computer System Models and Analysis (chairman, Coffman); -- Dynamic Buffer Storage Models (Gaver and Lewis); Optimaizing the Performance of a Drum-like Storage (Abate and Dubner); On Swap Time in Time-Shared Systems (Kleinrock); more

Other Sections -- Process Control and Digital Filtering; Time Sharing Systems, large and small; Real Time Systems for the Management of Actuely ill patients; On Lne COmputer Systems in Hospital data Management; Real Time Operating Systems and Languages; New Developments in software and Sysems; MORE mb5



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65.
IEEE et al  
IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, special issue on Semiconductor Memories and Optoelectronics, Ocotber 1970, Volume
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Publisher: IEEE 1970, pp 171-290 inclusive, double-column text, references, diagrams, photographs.
Very Good, 8.5x11 red and white heavy paper covers, journal magazine; some shelfwear and cover bends. The binding is sound and secure, pages clean and unmarked

Special issue on Semiconductor Memories and Optoelectronics includes, Semiconductor memories -- Design Considerations leading to the ILLIAC IV LSI process element memories (RIce, Sander, and Green); Three-transistor-cell 1024 bit 500-n MOS RAM (Regitz and Karp);R
much more on Read-only memories, COS/MOS, TTL employing CDI component structure, fixed-pattern noise in photomatrices, IC storage and access circuitry for an injection electroluminescent diode display etc



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66.

Proceedings of the 28th Annual International Symposium on Microarchitecture; November 29 - December 1, 1995, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Los Alamitos, CA 1995.
Good with no dust jacket Softcover Bumpin to extremeties of spine. Water wrinkling to front cover and first 1/4 of pages at fore edges. Crease in lower corner of rear cover.

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67.
Lilja, David J.  
Architectural Alternatives for Exploiting Parallelism

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Press 1991.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket Hardcover 447 pages, plus ads. A bit of very light bumping at extremities. Else binding clean. Ink mark on page bottoms, and a small, light green spot on page fore-edges. Else pages clean. ; 11-1/4 x 8-3/4"

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68.
Lombardo, John  
Embedded Linux

Publisher: Indianapolis: New Riders Publishing, 2001..
First Edition. Trade Paperback. 23 X 18 cm. Fine/No dj. Mostly white covers, purple spine with white titles, xxvii, 192, [4] pp, index. Contents: software considerations; minimal Linux; software configuration; booting your embedded Linux device; hardware considerations; embedded Linux toolkits; the embedded Linux workshop; static application example: Minicom; testing & debugging; embedded Linux success stories. Shipping weight 2 lbs. (International 1 lb., 8 oz.)

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69.
Wyatt, Allen L., Sr.  
Special Edition Using MS-DOS 6.22, Second Edition

Publisher: Indianapolis: Que Corporation, 1999..
2nd ed, 1st ptg. Trade Paperback. 23 X 19 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Copyright 2000, but actual publication date was October 1999. Mostly black covers with white & gold titles, xxx, 1106 pp, glossary, index. Slight shelf wear, lacks CD. Contents: DOS fundamentals; files & directories (understanding files, directories, disks, and disk drives; preparing & maintaining disks; working with & managing files; protecting your data; emergency procedures); controlling DOS (system information; environment; using peripherals; controlling devices; international features); maximizing DOS (EDIT; batch files; ANSI.SYS; Doskey & macros; configuration; disk caching & compression; networking; connecting to the Internet; third-party utilities; Y2K). Appendices: list of files supplied with DOS 6.22; environment variables; DOS messages; keyboard commands; ASCII & extended ASCII codes; ANSI control codes; international country codes; PC-DOS; Caldera DR-DOS; MS-DOS 6 command reference. If you got DOS 6.22 bundled with an OEM version of Windows 95, this is the manual you always wished you had. The CD-ROM, which is missing from this copy, contained evaluation versions of third-party software, plus a free version of DOS and a shareware Web browser. Some of this software may be downloaded from various Web sites. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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70.
El-Dirghami, Nazeeh Amin & Youssef A. Abu Kwaik  
SuSE Linux Installation and Configuration Handbook

Publisher: Indianapolis: Que Corporation, 2000..
Trade Paperback. 23 X 19 cm. Fine/No dj. Black trade paperback with white & tan titles, xxiv, 756, [4] pp, index. CD-ROM in rear pocket contains the snapshot, or evaluation, version of SuSE Linux 6.3. This is a functional distribution of Linux, but lacks some of the software included with the full commercial version, such as GNOME desktop environment and StarOffice. The book gives instructions for installing, configuring, and tuning Linux, networking, system administration, and included software, and for obtaining and installing some software that is not included, such as WordPerfect, GIMP, Netscape, Oracle and MySQL. Shipping weight 4 lbs.

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71.
Wille, Christoph & Christian Koller  
SAMS Teach Yourself Active Server Pages in 24 Hours

Publisher: Indianapolis: SAMS (Macmillan Computer Publishing), 1999..
3rd ptg. Trade Paperback. 23½ X 19 cm. Fine/No dj. White wraps, red & black titles, xviii, 477, [8] pp, numerous figures, index. A beginning-level text on ASP 2.0. Shipping weight 2 lbs.

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72.
Lemay, Laura & Rogers Cadenhead  
SAMS Teach Yourself Java 2 Platform in 21 Days, Professional Reference Edition

Publisher: Indianapolis: SAMS Publishing, 1998..
First Printing. 24 X 19½ cm. Near Fine/No dj. Purple, white & gold laminated boards, xxii, 948, [6] pp, index, CD-ROM in envelope at rear. Envelope open, else fine; CD present. Despite the title, contains 28 daily lessons with sample code, collected under four general headings: getting started; developing web-based and graphical programs; using Swing and other advance features; expanding your knowledge. CD contains source code of the lessons, sample applets, Java Development Kit 1.2 (for Windows 95/98/NT and Solaris), evaluation versions of third-party software. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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73.
Veeraraghavan, Sriranga  
SAMS Teach Yourself Shell Programming in 24 Hours

Publisher: Indianapolis: SAMS Publishing, 2002..
2nd ed, 1st ptg. Trade Paperback. 23 X 19 cm. G-/No dj. Mostly white covers with red & dark blue titles on spine, xvi, 486, [1] pp. Only moderate general wear, but has some notes & underlining in pen and coffee stains to margin of one leaf and to bottom edge. Shipping weight 3 lbs. (International 2 lbs., 8 oz.)

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74.
Gay, Warren W.  
Advanced UNIX® Programming

Publisher: Indianapolis: SamsPublishing, 2001..
2nd ptg. Trade Paperback. 23 X 19 cm. Fine/No dj. Blue-grey and white covers, xx, 604 pp, index. How to write C programs using the Unix file system, error handling, I/O, file locking, file properties, directory management, temporary files, library functions (for command line processing, conversions, date/time, users, groups, passwords, databases), signals, I/O scheduling, timers, pipes, forked processes, pattern matching, regular expressions, interprocess communications (message queues, shared memory, semaphores), memory-mapped files, X-window programming. Shipping weight 3 lbs.

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75.
Negus, Christopher  
Red Hat Fedora Linux 2 Bible

Publisher: Indianapolis: Wiley Publishing, Inc., 2004..
Trade Paperback. 23½ X 19 cm. Near Fine/No dj. Pictorial wraps, mostly yellow spine, xx, 1066, [18] pp, index, 4 CD-ROMs in front & rear pockets. Slight shelf wear, pockets have been opened. CD-ROMs include only the executable binaries, documentation, and kernel source code; other source code is available separately from publisher or Red Hat. In addition to the software, this is about as comprehensive a manual for installing, using, and administering Fedora 2 Linux as is available. Shipping weight 5 lbs.

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