John von Neumann - The Computer and the Brain
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John von Neumann - The Computer and the Brain - New Haven / London - Yale University Press - 1963 - 2nd edition - xiv, 82pp - Paperback - 13 x 20,5 cm.
Condition: Good - ex-library Dutch writer Simon Vinkenoog (with some wear and spots).
Posthumously published speculative study on the human brain as a calculator. With foreword by Klara von Neumann. Text in English. Reprint, "issued as a Yale Paperbound [Y-84], January 1963", printed by The Carl Purington Rollins Printing-Office. Retail price on cover $1.45 (UK 10/6 net).
¶ The Hungarian-American mathematician John von Neumann (János Neumann (1903-1957) was involved in the Manhattan Project (the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki) and at the end of the Second World War in the development of the first electronic computer ENIAC. Von Neumann is considered the founder of current computer architecture