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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4.3 The World Wide Web The Internet has become a means of disseminating
multimedia documents known as hypertext. These documents may contain units
of text, images, sound, and video, as well as links to other hypertext documents.
The server package (often called a Web server) resides on a machine containing
hypertext documents to be accessed. Its task is to provide access to the
documents on its machine as requested by clients. In summary, a user gains
access to ...
Figure 4.6 A typical URL http: //ssenterprise . aw. com/ authors /Shakespeare/ Jul
ius_Caesar .html Mnemonic name of host holding the document J I Document
name Protocol required Directory path indicating the location of the to access the
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