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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A Software Survey We approach our survey of the software found on a typical
computer system by presenting a ... Let us begin by dividing a machine's software
into two broad categories: application software and system software (Figure 3.3).
Figure 3.3 Software classification * -- ~~ * * * * Software o - -- -- \ - o Application *
o System o o o *. o Utility Operating . * - *. system o o o * o * : * o : Shell o Kernel o
* o o o nation's infrastructure (government, roads, utilities, financial institutions, ...
A second advantage of separating the application software from the DBMS is that
such an organization provides a means for controlling access to the database. By
dictating that the DBMS performs all access to the database, the DBMS can ...
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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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