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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2.5 Communicating with Other Devices Main memory and the CPU form the core
of a computer. In this section, we investigate how this core, which we will refer to
as the Computer, communicates with peripheral devices such as mass storage ...
USB CInd FireWire The universal serial bus (USB) and FireWire are standardized
serial communication systems that simplify the process of adding new peripheral
devices to a personal computer USB was developed under the lead of Intel.
Each device driver is uniquely designed for its particular type of device (such as a
printer, disk drive, or monitor) and translates generic requests into the more
technical steps required by the device assigned to that driver. For example, a
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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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