Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its eighth edition, this book continues to provide a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamic field of computer science using a breadth-first approach. The table of contents and the text itself have been revised and expanded to reflect changes in the field, including the trend toward using Web and Internet Technology, the evolution of Objects, and the important growth in the field of databases. Specifically, chapter three from the previous edition has been expanded into two chapters. Chapter three will now only cover Operating Systems and the new chapter four will focus on Networks and the Internet. Anyone interested in gaining a thorough introduction to Computer Science.
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Figure 5.14 The binary search algorithm in pseudocode procedure Search (List,
TargetValue) if (List empty) then (Report that the ... case 2: TargetValue <
TestEntry (Apply the procedure Search to see if TargetValue is in the portion of
the List ...
Suppose we apply both Testl and Test2 (defined below) to the input value 1 .
What is the difference in the printed output of the two routines? procedure Testl (
Count) if (Count not 5) then (print the value assigned to Count and apply Testl to
Figure 6.10 The flow of control involving a procedure Calling program unit
Calling program unit requests procedure. ... a procedure by a statement such as "
Apply the procedure DeactivateKrypton," most modern programming languages
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