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 this purpose we will draw examples from the languages Ada, C, C++ , CA,
FORTRAN, and Java. FORTRAN and C are third-generation imperative
languages. C++ is an object-oriented language that was developed as an
extension of the ...
An example is the subject of speech synthesis, which extends theories of how
sentences are formed to include how devices can be built and controlled to
produce the required sounds. Today, research in robotics has broadened to
Op-code Operand Description Example: 35B1 would cause the contents of
register 5 to be placed in the memory cell whose address is Bl . ORS MOVE the
bit pattern found in register R to register S. Example: 40A4 would cause the
contents of ...
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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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