Essays Tagged: "John von Neumann"

The Computer

puter with program storage was built, based on the concepts of the Hungarian-American mathematician John von Neumann. The instructions were stored within a so-called memory, freeing the computer from ... -purpose all-electronic computer in 1946 at the University of Pennsylvania by the American engineer John Presper Eckert, Jr. and the American physicist John William Mauchly. (Another American physicis ...

(4 pages) 230 1 3.6 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Past, Present, and Future of computers

y for call later. The Electronic Discrete Variable Computer was the next in line. A young man named John von Neumann had the original plan for memory. His only problem was where and how could the inst ...

(7 pages) 185 1 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Impact that Information Technology has on Society.

n do things that you could never o before. This was all triggered by the first computer.During 1945 John von Neumann wrote "First Draft of a Report on the EDVAC" in which he outlined the architecture ... nd the world.In February of 1946, the public got its first glimpse of the ENIAC, a machine built by John Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert that improved 1,000 times on the speed of its contemporaries.Star ...

(5 pages) 413 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Artificial Intelligence

IntroductionThe invention of computers--based on the work of Alan Turing in the 1930s and John von Neumann in the 1950s--quickly gave rise to the notion of artificial intelligence, or AI, th ... rom the work of Roger Schank in the mid-1970s. If a human (or AI program) reads this simple story: "John went to a restaurant. He ordered lobster. He ate and left." and is asked "What did John eat?," ...

(15 pages) 201 3 4.9 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


ories of play, first explored aspects of game theory. Furthermore, Hungarian-American mathematician John von Neumann, in a series of papers in the 1920s and 1930s, established the mathematical framewo ... .Luce, R. Duncan and Howard Raiffa. Games and Decisions: Introduction and Critical Survey.New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1957.Macrae, Norman. John von Neumann. New York: Pantheon Books, 1992.Poundst ...

(5 pages) 144 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Game Theory

back to the Talmud and Sun Tzu's writings. However, the contemporary codification is attributed to John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern. They published the Theory of Games and Economic Behavior in ... Morgenstern. They published the Theory of Games and Economic Behavior in 1944. In the early 1950s, John Nash generalized these results and provided the basis of the modern field of Game Theory. A rap ...

(2 pages) 107 0 3.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Benefits of an increasing use of computers.

is to be processed . Modern computers inherently follow the ideas of the stored program laid out by John Von Neumann in 1945 . Essentially , the program is read by the computer one instruction at a ti ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Artificial Life

ta is one of the older disciplines of alife. It is usually considered the most basic form of alife. John von Neumann is the founder of automata. He was the first person to propose a system for creatin ...

(11 pages) 33 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


(1 pages) 488 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Quantum Physics

ro energy state, quantum mechanics allows for far more dynamic, chaotic possibilities, according to John Wheeler. The earliest versions of quantum mechanics were formulated in the first decade of the ... ntum mechanics had been further unified and formalized by the work of David Hilbert, Paul Dirac and John von Neumann with a greater emphasis placed on measurement in quantum mechanics, the statistical ...

(29 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Computer Architecture

central arithmetic, and external storage. Von Neumann architecture was created in the mid-1940s by John von Neumann, a pioneering computer scientist. Born in 1903, he also wrote several mathematics p ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Internet and networking