Digital Typography (Lecture Notes) by Donald E. Knuth

By Donald E. Knuth

In this assortment, the second one within the sequence, Knuth explores the connection among desktops and typography. the current quantity, within the phrases of the writer, is a legacy to all of the paintings he has performed on typography. while he concept he might take many years' go away from his major paintings at the paintings of machine programming, as is celebrated, the fast typographic detour lasted greater than a decade. while variety designers, punch cutters, typographers, publication historians, and students visited the college in this interval, it gave to Stanford what a few deliberate to be its golden age of electronic typography. by means of the author's personal admission, the current paintings is among the so much tricky books that he has ready. this is often really a piece that purely Knuth himself can have produced.

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