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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Here each pixel is again represented by three components, but these consist of a
brightness component and two color components. Roughly speaking, if we were
to look at only the brightness components of an image, we would see a gray ...
In the next chapter we will learn that software developers are increasingly
searching for ways by which new software systems can be constructed from
prefabricated blocks called components— leading to a new software
development model ...
Traditional fields of engineering have long benefited from the ability to use "off-
the-shelf components as building blocks when constructing complex devices.
The designer of a new car does not have to design the engine, radio, air
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