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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An important group of instructions within the data transfer category consists of the
commands for communicating with devices outside the CPU-main memory
context (printers, keyboards, monitors, disk drives, etc.). Since these instructions ...
provides the foundation on which its citizens rely for their individual lifestyles.
Within the class of system software are two categories: one is the operating
system itself and the other consists of software units collectively known as utility
A Turing machine's computation consists of a sequence of steps that are
executed by the machine's control unit. Each step consists of observing the
symbol in the current tape cell (the one viewed by the read-write head), writing a
symbol in ...
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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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