Foundations of Computer Science
Based on the ACM model curriculum guidelines, this easy-to-read and easy-to-navigate text covers all the fundamentals of computer science required for first year students embarking on a computing degree. Divided into five parts ? computer and data, computer hardware, computer software, data organization and with an introduction to some of the more advanced topics ? Foundations of Computer Science gives students a bird?s eye view of the subject. Each chapter includes key terms, summaries, review questions, multiple-choice questions, and exercises to enhance learning, while introducing tools such as UML, structure chart and pseudocode, which students will need in order to succeed in later courses. The text is also supported by numerous figures, examples, exercises, selected solutions and a test bank, all designed to ease and aid the learning process. Updated to cover the latest technologies and changes to course requirements, this second edition features new and updated coverage of: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Ethics and Crimes, Networking, LINUX, and Security.
What people are saying - Write a review
I am Alka Bajpai, student of MCA. Sir i have read this book and i got a confusion at page no. 278. On the page no. 278 you have defined about coupling and cohesion as "coupling between modules must be minimized" and "cohesion between modules must be maximized. "
How is it possible because both are opposite to one another? According to my opinion cohesion works within a module not between the modules. So if it is possible, please explain me with an example?
Number Systems 77
Operations on Data
Computer Organization 707
Computer Networks 745
Lossy compression methods
B Unified Modeling Language UML
Binary search trees
Other database models
E Boolean Algebra and Logic Circuits
F Examples of Programs in C C++ and Java
G Mathematical Review
H Error Detection and Correction
Acronyms and Glossary