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Matthew Fuller

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780262062749

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.001.0001

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Analog

Analog

Chapter:
(p.21) Analog
Source:
Software Studies
Author(s):

Derek Robinson

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262062749.003.0003

This chapter explains the concept of analogy and provides a consideration of early works on electronic computing. Previous concepts of general purpose and electronic computers are covered in the introduction to the chapter. The chapter continues to focus on various amplifier topics, feedback and other electronic engineering schematics, and circuit symbols. It concludes with a description of analog-to-digital transformation in recent times, VLSI technology, and the design of other digital circuits in the field of computation.

Keywords:   analogy, electronic computing, amplifiers, feedback, electronic engineering schematics, VLSI technology

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