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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Logic Operations We introduced the logic operations AND, OR, and XOR (
exclusive or) in Chapter 1 as operations that combine two input bits to produce a
single output bit. These operations can be extended to operations that combine
At times the purpose of a procedure is to produce a value rather than perform an
action. (Consider the subtle distinction between a procedure whose purpose is to
estimate the number of widgets that will be sold as opposed to a procedure for ...
The output of the upper OR gate will become 1, causing the upper NOT gate to
produce an output of 0. This will cause the lower OR gate to produce a 0, causing
the lower NOT gate to produce a 1. This 1 is seen as the output of the flip-flop as
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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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