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The Second Age of Computer Science: From Algol Genes to Neural Nets

Subrata Dasgupta


By the end of the 1960s, a new discipline named computer science had come into being. A new scientific paradigm--the 'computational paradigm'--was in place, suggesting that computer science had reached a certain level of maturity. Yet as a science it was still precociously young. New forces, some technological, some socio-economic, some cognitive impinged upon it, the outcome of which was that new kinds of computational problems arose over the next two decades. Indeed, by the beginning of the 1990's the structure of the computational paradigm looked markedly different in many important respect ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780190843861
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190843861.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Subrata Dasgupta, author