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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Binary notation is a way of representing numeric values using only the digits 0
and 1 rather than the digits 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 as in the traditional
decimal, or base ten, system. We will study the binary system more thoroughly in
The entire machine language of our illustrative machine (Appendix C) consists of
only 12 basic instructions. Each of these instructions is encoded using a total of
16 bits, represented by four hexadecimal digits (Figure 2.5). The op-code for ...
containing the digits 1 through 8 in a well-organized pattern. The problem is
merely to extract the arrangement of these digits. For this, we imagine that the
picture of the puzzle has been encoded in terms of bits in the computer's memory,
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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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