A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science
For Introduction to Computing and the Web courses in the departments of Math and Computer Science.
This carefully written, balanced text teaches students the most important concepts in computing and computer science while providing enough programming depth to enable them to understand how people work with computers. Taking advantage of today's students' interest in and familiarity with the Web, the text contains experimental problems using Web-based tools; enabling them to learn the fundamentals of programming by developing their own interactive Web pages.
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For example , numbers are stored in main memory or transferred to the CPU as
bit patterns , in which the individual 1s and Os are represented by the presence
or absence of electrical current along a wire . While we are all familiar with ...
While packaging varies depending on the manufacturer , each transistor has
input and output wires , and at least one control wire for determining whether the
transistor will conduct electricity . to a control wire . When implemented together ...
An electrical switch is a device designed to connect or disconnect two wires , thus
regulating the flow of electricity between ... is a solid piece of metal attached to a
wire that serves as a switch by alternatively conducting or resisting electricity .
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