Computer Science: An Overview

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Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2007 - Business & Economics - 599 pages
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Now in its ninth edition, this book continues to provide a comprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamic field of computer science using a breadth-first approach. This book presents an introductory survey of computer science. It explores the breadth of the subject while including enough depth to convey an honest appreciation for the topics involved. The new edition includes reorganization of some key material for enhanced clarity (Software Engineering and Artificial Intelligence chapters), new and expanded material on Security and Data Abstractions, more on ethics and different ethical theories in Chapter 0. Anyone interested in gaining a thorough introduction to Computer Science.

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hard to read. Plenty of good information but way to wordy and hard to comprehend. Read full review


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J. Glenn Brookshear is a Professor Emeritus at Marquette University where he taught Formal Language, Introduction to Computer Science, and Theory of Computation. He is the author of the previous editions of Computer Science: An Overview.

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