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Lecture Topic : (Computer Theory) THEORY OF COMPUTATION (Sen, Davis)

Recommended Text(s) :

“The Universal Computer : The Road from Leibniz to Turing”, Martin Davis, Norton, 2000

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Lectures and Links :


Lecture 1  (link)

Ch.1  Leibniz’s Dream


Lecture 2  (link)

Ch.2   Boole Turns Logic into Algebra


Lecture 3  (link)

Ch.3   Frege : From Breakthrough to Despair


Lecture 4 (link)

Ch.4   Cantor : Detour through Infinity


Lecture 5  (link)

Ch.5   Hilbert to the Rescue


Lecture 6  (link)

Ch.6   Godel Upsets the Applecart


Lecture 7  (link)

Ch.7   Turing Conceives of the All-Purpose Computer


Lecture 8  (link)

Ch.8   Making the First Universal Computers


Lecture 9  (link)

Ch.9   Beyond Leibniz’s Dream


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