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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A popular way of doing this is based on scientific notation and is called floating-
point notation. Floating-Point Notation Let us explain floating-point notation with
an example using only one byte of storage. Although machines normally use ...
Decode the following bit patterns using the floating-point format described in
Section 1.7: a. 01011010 b. 11001000 c. 00101100 d. 10111001 *42. Encode
the following values using the eight-bit floating-point format described in Section
In each of the following addition problems, interpret the bit patterns using the
eight-bit floating-point format presented in Section 1 .7, add the values
represented, and encode the answer in the same floating-point format. Identify
those cases in ...
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