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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H QuestionslExercises 1. Identify examples of queues. In each case, indicate any
situations that violate the FIFO structure. 2. Which of the following would require
real-time processing? a. Printing mailing labels b. Playing a computer game c.
How, for example, should those processes with only read access to a file be
notified when a process with write access alters the file? QuestionslExercises 1 .
Suppose process A and process B are sharing time on the same machine, and
For example, to obtain a printed class list for Economics 301, a user need only
perform the procedure call PrintList (Economics301 ) to obtain the desired results
. ^1 QuestionslExercises 1. Show how the array below would be arranged in
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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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