Management and the Computer of the Future

Edited by Martin Greenberger

Writers including Vannevar Bush and Herbert A. Simon discuss the impact of the computer in its first twenty years.

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Writers including Vannevar Bush and Herbert A. Simon discuss the impact of the computer in its first twenty years.

Writers discuss the extraordinary growth of the computer in its first twenty years and its use in fields as diverse as medicine and economics, management and physics. Employed in areas once thought to be exclusively the province of the human mind, the computer rendered profound changes in the traditional ways and means of decision making. Originally published jointly with John Wiley & Sonsc, Inc.

ContributorsC.P. Snow, Walter A. Rosenblith, Norbert Wiener, Vannevar Bush, Herbert A. Simon, Howard W. Johnson, Marvin L. Minsky, Peter Elias, J. C. R. Licklider, Elting E. Morison, Philip M. Morse, Jay W. Forrester, Grace M. Hopper, Alan J. Perlis, John R. Pierce, Robert C. Sprague, Claude E. Shannon, Charles C. Holt, John G. Kemeny, Donald J. Marquis, Gene M. Amdahl, Sidney S. Alexander, Robert M. Fano, and others

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Out of Print ISBN: 9780262070041 340 pp. |

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Martin Greenberger