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STS.035 The History of Computing

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This course focuses on one particular aspect of the history of computing: the use of the computer as a scientific instrument. The electronic digital computer was invented to do science, and its applications range from physics to mathematics to biology to the humanities. What has been the impact of computing on the practice of science? Is the computer different from other scientific instruments? Is computer simulation a valid form of scientific experiment? Can computer models be viewed as... More
Material Type: Online Course
Date Added to MERLOT: August 10, 2012
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 10, 2012
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Submitter: Sorel Reisman

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