Interactive Computation: The New Paradigm

Dina Q. Goldin, Scott A. Smolka, Peter Wegner (eds.)

The interaction paradigm is a new conceptualization of computational phenomena that emphasizes interaction over algorithms, reflecting the shift in technology from main-frame number-crunching to distributed intelligent networks with graphical user interfaces. The book is arranged in four sections: "Introduction", comprising three chapters that explore and summarize the fundamentals of interactive computation; "Theory" with six chapters, each discussing a specific aspect of interaction; "Applications," five chapters showing how this principle is applied in subdisciplines of computer science; and "New Directions," presenting four multidisciplinary applications. The book challenges traditional Turing machine-based answers to fundamental questions of problem solving and the scope of computation.

Booktitle = {Interactive Computation: The New Paradigm},
Doi = {10.1007/3-540-34874-3},
Editor = {Goldin, Dina Q. and Smolka, Scott A. and Wegner, Peter},
Isbn = {978-3-540-34666-1},
Isbn-10 = {3-540-34666-X},
Isbn-Online = {978-3-540-34874-0},
Month = sep,
Publisher = {Springer},
Title = {Interactive Computation: The New Paradigm},
Url = {},
Year = 2006

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