"This comprehensive reference work provides immediate, fingertip access to state-of-the-art technology in nearly 700 self-contained articles written by over 900 international authorities. Each article in the Encyclopedia features current developments and trends in computers, software, vendors, and applications...extensive bibliographies of leading figures in the field, such as Samuel Alexander, John von Neumann, and Norbert Wiener...and in-depth analysis of future directions."
Table of Contents
"Aaron: Art and Artificial Intelligence, Pamela McCorduck Automata Theory, Zoltán Ésik Characterization of Robotics Parallel Algorithms, C. S. George Lee Complexity Theory, Steven E. Homer and Alan L. Selman Computer Conferencing, Karen L. Smith and Barbara Hoffman Maginnis Computer-Aided Software Engineering, Elliot J. Chikofsky Concurrent Programming, C. R. Muthukrishnan and T. V. Gopal Energy Management System, Chen-Ching Liu and Richard D. Christie, Jr. Evaluation of Optimizers, David McGoveran Expert Systems in Engineering, Wolfgang Nejdl Man-Machine Chess: Past, Present, and Future, Danny Kopec Massively Parallel Computation, James R. Fischer, David H. Schaefer, Pearl Y. Wang, and John E. Dorband Processing of Chinese and Oriental Languages, Ching Y. Suen Rapid Prototyping and Instructional Technology, Steven D. Tripp Software Measurement and Metrics, Warren Harrison Transducers, Bishwajit Chakraborty "