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Enhanced Visualization  Making Space for 3-D Images, Blundell, Barry G.
1 Blundell, Barry G. Enhanced Visualization Making Space for 3-D Images
Hoboken NJ Wiley-Interscience 2007 0471786292 / 9780471786290 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 425 pages; This book builds on a previous work (‘Creative 3-D Display and Interaction Interfaces’) but may be read as a stand-alone book. A trans-disciplinary approach is adopted thereby making the content accessible to wide-ranging audiences from both the sciences and humanities. Additionally, the book is highly relevant to computer users who would like to learn more about new approaches to computer interaction, to those wishing to develop new forms of creative digital media and to those within industry who are involved in the advancement of computers and computer related products. 
Price: 75.00 CDN
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Media Matters, Brave, Joan; David Bouchard & Robert Cutting & Robyn Michaud-Turgeon (Editors)
2 Brave, Joan; David Bouchard & Robert Cutting & Robyn Michaud-Turgeon (Editors) Media Matters
Don Mills, ON Pearson Canada 2012 1770583424 / 9781770583429 First Edition; First Printing Softcover Very Good+ 
Bottom fore corner a little bumped ; A bright, solid book ; B&W and Colour Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 48 pages; A colourful book for native teens with articles, quizzes, letters and cartoons examining various media and how it affects their lives 
Price: 16.95 CDN
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The Computer from Pascal to Von Neumann, Goldstine, Herman H.
3 Goldstine, Herman H. The Computer from Pascal to Von Neumann
Princeton, NJ Princeton University Press 1973 0691081042 / 9780691081045 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Price clipped dust jacket worn and scuffed with tears and creasing, small scorch mark front panel of DJ. Light wear to book to black cloth covered boards, light bumping to corners. ; A tight solid book. DJ in Mylar ; 9.70 X 6.30 X 1.20 inches; 390 pages; In 1942, Lt. Herman H. Goldstine, a former mathematics professor, was stationed at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania. "It was there that he assisted in the creation of the ENIAC, the first electronic digital computer. The ENIAC was operational in 1945, but plans for a new computer were already underway. The principal source of ideas for the new computer was John von Neumann, who became Goldstine's chief collaborator. Together they developed EDVAC, successor to ENIAC. After World War II, at the Institute for Advanced Study, they built what was to become the prototype of the present-day computer. Herman Goldstine writes as both historian and scientist in this first examination of the development of computing machinery, from the seventeenth century through the early 1950s. His personal involvement lends a special authenticity to his narrative, as he sprinkles anecdotes and stories liberally through his text" 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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British Columbia Self Published 1980's Spiral bound Very Good 
4to 11" - 13" tall; 55 pages; A blue scuff and crease on back cover. Laminated stiff wraps. This is a book produced by the electrical union for the training of its members. The book is undated but the references to the 8088 Microprocessor (used in IBM's first PC) puts this book in the early 1980's 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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Origin N.D. Paperback Very Good 
Light wear and scuffing, front cover creased. Undated - c.1987.; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; OSI-TG-0888-KWA 
Price: 10.00 CDN
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Future Information Technology, Application, and Service  FutureTech 2012 Volume 1, Park, James (Jong Hyuk) &  Victor C.M. Leung &  Cho-Li Wang &  Taeshik Shon
6 Park, James (Jong Hyuk) & Victor C.M. Leung & Cho-Li Wang & Taeshik Shon Future Information Technology, Application, and Service FutureTech 2012 Volume 1
New York Springer 2012 9789400745155 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A bright solid book.; Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering ; B&W Illustrations; 9.30 X 6.30 X 2 inches; 768 pages; This book is proceedings of the 7th FTRA International Conference on Future Information Technology (FutureTech 2012). The topics of FutureTech 2012 cover the current hot topics satisfying the world-wide ever-changing needs.The FutureTech 2012 is intended to foster the dissemination of state-of-the-art research in all future IT areas, including their models, services, and novel applications associated with their utilization. The FutureTech 2012 will provide an opportunity for academic and industry professionals to discuss the latest issues and progress in this area. In addition, the conference will publish high quality papers which are closely related to the various theories, modeling, and practical applications in many types of future technology. The main scope of FutureTech 2012 is as follows:- Hybrid Information Technology; Cloud and Cluster Computing; Ubiquitous Networks and Wireless Communications; Multimedia Convergence; Intelligent and Pervasive Applications; Security and Trust Computing; IT Management and Service; Bioinformatics and Bio-Inspired Computing; Database and Data Mining; Knowledge System and Intelligent Agent; Human-centric Computing and Social Networks; The FutureTech is a major forum for scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest research, results, ideas, developments and applications in all areas of future technologies. 
Price: 145.00 CDN
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The Quantum Dot  A Journey into the Future of Microelectronics, Turton, Richard
7 Turton, Richard The Quantum Dot A Journey into the Future of Microelectronics
New York Oxford University Press 1996 0195109597 / 9780195109597 First Paperback Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Card covers show very light shelf wear.; A bright, solid book card covers are clean and crisp, text unmarked.; 9.15 X 6.12 X 0.66 inches; 211 pages; "Since first developed in the early sixties, silicon chip technology has made vast leaps forward. From a rudimentary circuit with a mere handful of transistors, the chip has evolved into a technological miracle, packing millions of bits of information on a surface no larger than a human thumbnail. And most experts predict that in the near future, we will see chips with over a billion bits. At the same time, this revolution in microelectronics has sparked a dramatic change in the way we live. An integral part of the computer industry, the microchip is found in everything from lasers, fax machines, and satellites to greeting cards and children's toys. And yet few people have any idea how chips work, or how so much information can be captured in such a miniscule space. Now, in The Quantum Dot, physicist Richard Turt on provides a clear, informative look at the science that lies behind the modern revolution in microelectronics and offers an intriguing glimpse of the possible future of this rapidly evolving field. Turt on illuminates the development of the microchip, in a discussion that ranges from a primer on atoms and electrons, to the properties of semiconductors (most notably, silicon), to the structure of the transistor. We learn how researchers have managed to pack the tiny silicon chip with more and more bits, and we get a state-of-the-art look at the microelectronic industry today, from the newest chip materials (such as gallium arsenide, a much faster material than silicon, used in the recently released Cray 3 supercomputer) to the exotic world of high-temperature superconductors. Perhaps most interesting, Turt on offers a provocative glimpse of the future of microelectronics. Here readers enter the strange realm where quantum theory prevails and where physical events contradict our intuitive perceptions." 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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Electronics Dictionary, Yonezawa. Dr. S.
8 Yonezawa. Dr. S. Electronics Dictionary
Japan Chijin Shokan 1968 Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A bright, solid book, dark blue cloth covered boards with gilt titles in English front and spine, as new, undated but appears to be very recent. Satin bookmark bound in ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 735 pages; Text mostly in Japanese with a little English. Copyright page in Japanese, so year of publication is unknown. 
Price: 29.95 CDN
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