Welcome to the webpage of 4th International conference on history and philosophy of computing

held under the auspices of the DHST/DLMPS commission for the History and Philosophy of Computing (HaPoC) from 4 to 7 October 2017.

HaPoC-2017 is hosted by

Faculty of ArtsFaculty of Education, and Faculty of Informatics of Masaryk University in Brno, Czechia.


Computer Graphics (1968) revisited

Accompanying cultural programme will include: the remake of the 1968 Brno exhibition Computer Graphic (featuring Frieder Nake and others), the first computer art exhibition in Eastern Europe, preceding Cybernetic Serendipity by several months, Also, the participants will visit the Technical Museum in Brno.


A selection of revised contributions to the Conference will be published in a Special Issue of Philosophy & Technology (Springer).

Hilbert in CEE

The conference will be preceded by a special workshop on the reception of Hilbert's axiomatic method in Eastern Europe on 3 October 2017, organized by Mate Szabó (see the link in the left column for more details).

For more information on the mission of HaPoC and the HaPoC commission:

please consult www.hapoc.org

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