Computer Science Illuminated, Third Edition


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Chapter 4: Gates and Circuits

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If you would like a review of logic gates and Boolean Algebra, then you may want to check out this website published by Queen's University Computer Science department.

Visit the Logic Gates and Boolean Algebra web site
PBS dedicates this site to the invention of the transistor. They follows its development from the discovery of the electron to integrated circuits and beyond. Check it out for a great overview of transistors!

Visit the Transistorized! The History of the Invention of the Transistor web site
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Texas Instruments pays a tribute to Jack Kilby, the inventor of the integrated circuit. This site describes how the invention came about and its impact on the world today.

Visit the Jack St. Clair Kilby - The Chip that Jack Built Changed the World web site
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