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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If we wanted to compress data already encoded as a string of 0s and Is, the
building blocks might be the digits 0 and 1 . In an adaptive dictionary encoding
system, the dictionary is allowed to change during the encoding process. For
Suppose you want to isolate the middle three bits of a seven-bit string by placing
0s in the other four bits without disturbing the middle three bits. What mask must
you use together with what operation? 3. Suppose you want to complement the ...
Identify a logical operation (along with a corresponding mask) that, when applied
to an input string of eight bits, produces an output string of all 0s if and only if the
input string is 10000001. *33. Describe a sequence of logical operations (along ...
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