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The alphabet and the algorithm
Mario Carpo

Published 2011 by MIT Press in Cambridge, Mass .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Variable, identical, differential. Architecture and the identical copy : timelines
Allography and notations
Authorship
The early modern pursuit of identical reproduction
Geometry, algorism, and the notational bottleneck
The fall of the identicals
The reversal of the Albertian paradigm
The rise. Alberti and identical copies
Going digital
Windows
ID pictures and the power of facsimiles
Alberti's imitation game and its technological failure
The invention of the Albertian paradigm
The fall. Form
Standard
Agency
Epilogue. Split agency.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Series
Writing architecture

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
720.1
Library of Congress
NA2750 .C375 2011

The Physical Object

Pagination
xi, 169 p. :
Number of pages
169

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25567354M
Internet Archive
alphabetalgorith00carp
ISBN 10
0262515806
ISBN 13
9780262515801
LC Control Number
2010031062
OCLC/WorldCat
650827413

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