Intertwingled

The Work and Influence of Ted Nelson

by Douglas Dechow, Daniele Struppa

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Book Description

This engaging volume celebrates the life and work of Theodor Holm "Ted" Nelson, a pioneer and legendary figure from the history of early computing. Presenting contributions from world-renowned computer scientists and figures from the media industry, the book delves into hypertext, the docuverse, Xanadu, and other products of Ted Nelson's unique mind.Topics and features:Includes a cartoon and a sequence of poems created in Nelson's honor, reflecting his wide-ranging and interdisciplinary intellectPresents peer histories, providing a sense of the milieu that resulted from Nelson's ideasContains personal accounts revealing what it is like to collaborate directly with NelsonDescribes Nelson's legacy from the perspective of his contemporaries from the computing world and the scholars who continue to examine his workProvides a contribution from Ted Nelson himselfWith a broad appeal spanning practitioners in computer science, historians of science and the general reader, this inspiring collection reveals the continuing influence of the original visionary of the World Wide Web.Prof. Daniele C. Struppa is Chancellor of Chapman University, Orange, CA, USA. His other publications with Springer include the titles The Mathematical Legacy of Leon Ehrenpreis and Noncommutative Functional Calculus. Dr. Douglas R. Dechow is Digital Humanities and Science Librarian at Chapman University Leatherby Libraries.

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Book Details

Subject
Computer Science
Publisher
Springer
Published
2015
Pages
157
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783319169248
ISBN10
3319169246
ISBN13 Digital
9783319169255
ISBN10 Digital
3319169254
PDF Size
7.2 MB
License
CC BY-NC