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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For example, the value represented by 100101 is 37, as shown in Figure 1.16.
Note that since binary notation uses only the digits 0 and 1, this multiply-and-add
process reduces merely to adding the quantities associated with the positions ...
Design a relational database containing information about manufacturers of
computing equipment and their products. (Avoid redundancies similar to those in
Figure 9.4.) Design a relational database containing information about publishers
Figure 10.18 however, we change the weights to those shown in Figure 10.17(b),
we obtain a network that responds with a 1 if both of its inputs are Is and with a 0
otherwise. We should note that the network in Figure 10.17 is far more simplistic ...
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This book was assigned reading for the opening class to my MSIT. I found it a great refresher for a large part of my original CS degree. It is well put together and fairly easy to read. Lots of useful ... Read full review
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