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Hal's Legacy

(1996)
An anthology of stories edited by

 
 
Reflecting on science fiction's most famous computer, this book explores the relationship between science fantasy and technological fact. Nontechnical chapters describe many of the areas of computer science critical to the design of intelligent machines, discuss whether scientists in the 1960s were accurate about the prospects for advacement in their fields and look at how HAL has influenced scientific research. Contributions look at the technologies that would be critical to attempt to build a HAL in 1997.



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Hardback Editions

November 1996 : USA Hardback
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Title: HAL's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality
Author(s): Arthur C Clarke
ISBN: 0-262-19378-7 / 978-0-262-19378-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: The MIT Press
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Paperback Editions

February 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: HAL's Legacy: 2001's Computer as Dream and Reality
Author(s): Arthur C Clarke
ISBN: 0-262-69211-2 / 978-0-262-69211-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: The MIT Press
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