ICS 101B
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ICS 101B
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How have computers started off?
used for mathematics
what's inside the box?
math
Boolean logic
implemented by switches
representation of calculations by binary logic operations
Boole 1847
Charles Babbage
mechanical computerĀ
never finished
ada lovelace
wrote the first ever computer program for charles babbage computer
first modern computer
konrad zuse
1938
turing-church thesis
any compatible function that one computer can do, any other computer can do it too
digital
discrete number of possibilities
general purpose
much cheaperĀ
high precision
analog
continuous variables
no registers
bayes rule
coin flipping