Feynman Lectures on Computation (Penguin Press Science)

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First published in 1996, this collection of essays on computation, presented at Caltech from 1983-86, give the Feynman treatment to subjects such as computability, Turing machines and information theory. Taken as a whole, they explore the potential and fundamental limitations of digital computers.

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Richard P. Feynman was raised in Far Rockaway, New York, and received his Ph.D. from Princeton. He held professorships at both Cornell and the California Institute of Technology. In 1965 he received the Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. He died in 1988.

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