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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Cache memory c. Main memory d. Mass storage 2. Suppose a block of data is
stored in the memory cells of the machine described in Appendix C from address
B9 to CI, inclusive. How many memory cells are in this block? List their addresses
21. Analyze the validity of the statement "The cook on a ship cooks for all those
and only those who do not cook for themselves." (Who cooks for the cook?) 22.
Suppose you were in a country where each person was either a truth teller or a
Suppose these zooming capabilities were increased to give a more detailed
image of individual buildings and surrounding landscape. Suppose these images
were enhanced to include real-time video. Suppose these video images were ...
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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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