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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However, to help you uncover the nuances of each scenario, you might consider
each in the context of the various ethical theories we have discussed. For
example, do you obtain a different conclusion when applying consequence-
Consider, then, the formal definition of an algorithm stated in Figure 5.1. Note that
the definition requires that the set of steps in an algorithm be ordered. This
means that the steps in an algorithm must have a well-established structure in
This approach to the searching process is summarized in Figure 5.12, where we
consider the task of searching the list on the left of the figure for the entry John.
We first consider the middle entry Harry. Since our target belongs after this entry,
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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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