Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers

Nine algorithms that changed the future : the ingenious ideas that drive today's computers
Author(s): 
John MacCormick
Description: 
Search engine indexing: finding needles in the world's biggest haystack -- PageRank: the technology that launched Google -- Public key cryptography: sending secrets on a postcard -- Error-correcting codes: mistakes that fix themselves -- Pattern recognition: learning from experience -- Data compression: something for nothing -- Databases: the quest for consistency -- Digital signatures: who really wrote this software? -- What is computable?
Call Number: 
006.3 Mac
Format: 
Book