Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its ninth edition, this book continues to provide acomprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamicfield of computer science using a breadth-first approach. This bookpresents an introductory survey of computer science. It explores thebreadth of the subject while including enough depth to convey anhonest appreciation for the topics involved. The new edition includesreorganization of some key material for enhanced clarity (SoftwareEngineering and Artificial Intelligence chapters), new and expandedmaterial on Security and Data Abstractions, more on ethics anddifferent ethical theories in Chapter 0. Anyone interested in gaining athorough introduction to Computer Science.
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Institute (ANSI, pronounced "AN-see") adopted the American Standard Code for
Information Interchange (ASCII, pronounced "AS-kee"). This code uses bit
patterns of length seven to represent the upper- and lowercase letters of the
Figure 1.28 demonstrates how parity bits could be added to the ASCII codes for
the letters A and F. Note that the code for A becomes 101000001 (parity bit 1)
and the ASCII for F becomes 001000110 (parity bit 0). Although the original eight
ASCII The following is a partial listing of ASCII code, in which each bit pattern has
been extended with a 0 on its left to produce the eight-bit pattern commonly used
today. Symbol ASCII Symbol ASCII Symbol ASCII line feed 00001010 ...
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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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