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 long string of bits is often called a stream. Unfortunately, streams are difficult for
the human mind to comprehend. Merely transcribing the pattern 101101010011
is tedious and error prone. To simplify the representation of such bit patterns, ...
Although we envision these machines as having memory cells of eight-bit
capacity, in reality each has a capacity of nine bits, one bit of which is used as a
parity bit. Each time an eight-bit pattern is given to the memory circuitry for
storage, the ...
MOVE the bit pattern found in register R to register S. Example: 40A4 would
cause the contents of register A to be copied into register 4. ADD the bit patterns
in registers S and T as though they were two's complement representations and ...
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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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