Description

Vannevar Bush, the engineer who designed the world's most powerful analog computer, predicted the development of a new kind of computing machine he called Memex. For many computer and information scientists, Bush's Memex has been the prototype for a machine to help people think. This book contains Bush's essays, and original essays by academic and commerical researchers relating the state of art in personal computing, hypertext and information retrieval software to bush's ideas and Memex.

Table of Contents

The Creation of Memex. The Extension of Memex. The Legacy of Memex.

Details

No. of pages:
367
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080571188
Print ISBN:
9780125232708

About the authors

James M. Nyce

Affiliations and Expertise

Emporia State University, KS, USA