Franklin

Science fiction and computing : essays on interlinked domains / edited by David L. Ferro and Eric G. Swedin.

Publication:
Jefferson, NC : McFarland & Co., c2011.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 317 p. : ill., photographs ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Science fiction -- History and criticism.
Computers in literature.
Computer science -- History.
Summary:
"Given the decline in students entering scientific, engineering and mathematical disciplines in the United States, this is a particularly important question within computer science. The 18 chapters in this work explore the importance of science fiction as a body of literature that has, through various means, facilitated the invention and use of computers, and continues to do so" --Provided by publisher.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Ferro, David L.
Swedin, Eric Gottfrid.
ISBN:
9780786445653 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786445653 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
668182916
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