4. Connecting Processes

  1. H. Peter Alesso and
  2. Craig F. Smith

Published Online: 30 APR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470191538.ch4

Connections: Patterns of Discovery

Connections: Patterns of Discovery

How to Cite

Alesso, H. P. and Smith, C. F. (2007) Connecting Processes, in Connections: Patterns of Discovery, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470191538.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2007
  2. Published Print: 28 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470118818

Online ISBN: 9780470191538

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Keywords:

  • first generation languages (1GLs);
  • shared-program technique;
  • conditional control transfer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Software Story

  • John von Neumann

  • Claude Shannon

  • The Evolution of Programming Languages

  • Sir Charles Antony (Tony) Richard Hoare

  • Software as an Industry

  • Software Productivity

  • Fourth Generation Languages

  • Proprietary Versus Open Standards

  • Emergent Fifth Generation Languages (5GLs)

  • Charles Simonyi

  • William H. Gates III

  • Linus Torvalds

  • Patterns of Discovery

  • Forecast for Connecting Processes