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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Such an encoding system is known as a machine language. Unfortunately,
writing programs in a machine language is a tedious task that often leads to
errors that must be located and corrected (a process known as debugging)
before the job ...
assemblers because their task is to assemble actual machine instructions from
mnemonics and identifiers. A mnemonic system for representing programs is
collectively called an assembly language. At the time assembly languages were
Once this collection of high-level primitives had been identified, a program, called
a translator, was written that translated programs expressed in these high-level
primitives into machine-language programs. Such a translator was similar to the ...
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