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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6.2 Traditional Programming Concepts In this section we consider some of the
concepts found in imperative and object-oriented programming languages. For
this purpose we will draw examples from the languages Ada, C, C++ , CA, ...
A somewhat surprising result from theoretical computer science is that only a few
of these structures are needed to ensure that a programming language provides
a means of expressing a solution to any problem that has an algorithmic ...
I 1 .3 Universal Programming Languages In Chapter 6 we studied a variety of
features found in high-level programming languages. In this section we apply our
knowledge of computability to determine which of these features are actually ...
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