The Newest Book by Programming Legend Charles Petzold



Many computer science instructors are already familiar with Charles Petzold's book CODE: The Hidden History of Computer Hardware and Software published by Mircosoft Press in 1999. Thousands of students have learned how and why computer function the way that do from his acclaimed book. It continues to be an important part in many computer science curriculums.

Now your students will have the benefit of Petzold's guidance in exploring the historical context and mathematical concepts of Alan Turing's paper "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem."  Petzold has analyzed this ground-breaking paper line-by-line to illuminate how it established the foundations of modern-day programming and computability.

You can request an Instructor Review Copy
from John Wiley & Sons here.