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  1. Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata.

    Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata.

    Edited and completed by Arthur W. Burks.
    First edition, first printing of Neumann's last work on the theory of automata. Published posthumously, the contents of this volume stem from two unfinished manuscripts, edited by Burks, Neumann's colleague on the ENIAC project. Divided into two parts, the work covers complicated automata in general, comparing artificial and natural automata, as well as the logical design of a self-reproducing cellular automaton. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1966

    Published: Urbana

    Stock Code: 103470

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  2. Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata.

    Theory of Self-Reproducing Automata.

    Edited and completed by Arthur W. Burks.
    First edition, first printing. The contents of this volume stem from two unfinished manuscripts, edited by Burks, and present Neumann's final conception of the theory of automata. Divided into two parts, the work covers complicated automata in general, comparing artificial and natural automata, as well as the logical design of a self-reproducing cellular automaton. Learn More
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1966

    Published: Urbana

    Stock Code: 91541

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