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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Due to the volatility and limited size of a computer's main memory, most
computers have additional memory devices called mass storage (or secondary
storage) systems, including magnetic disks, CDs, DVDs, magnetic tapes, and
flash drives ...
Flosh Drives A Common property of mass storage systems based on magnetic or
optic technology is that physical motion, such as spinning disks, moving read/
write heads, and aiming laser beams, is required to store and retrieve data.
Figure 9.17 Opening on indexed file Index is transferred to main memory when
the indexed file is opened Main memory Mass storage - - Indexed * - - file Index is
stored in that provides similar access without such overhead. As in the case of ...
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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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