Humanities and computing

Ennals, Richard (1987) Humanities and computing. In: Rahtz, Sebastian, (ed.) Information technology in the humanities: tools, techniques and applications. Chichester, U.K. : Ellis Horwood. pp. 10-19. (Computers and their applications) ISBN 074580148X

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Abstract

Successful teaching requires the deployment of a combination of knowledge and skills that it is not coherent to expect from a computer system. There are limits to the role of computers. The insights of humanities specialists are vital if computers are to be of practical benefit to human beings. The chapter explores the potential of fifth generation computing systems.

Item Type: Book Section
Research Area: History
Education
Computer science and informatics
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Business and Law
Faculty of Business and Law > Kingston Business School (Informatics and Operations Management) (until July 2013)
Depositing User: Richard Ennals
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2008 14:01
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2010 14:26
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/4232

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