Books written by Edgar F. Codd.
E. F. Codd was the recipient of the Turing Award in 1981 for his fundamental and continuing contributions to the theory and practice of database management systems, especially relational databases.
The Relational Model for Database Management: Version 2
Written by the originator of the relational model, this book covers the practical aspects of the design of relational databases. The author defines twelve rules that database management systems need to follow in order to be described as truly relational and then gives the motivation behind these rules.
Cellular Automata presents the fundamental principles of homogeneous cellular systems. This book discusses the possibility of biochemical computers with self-reproducing capability.