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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Although tedious, we could extend this counting technique to discover that the bit
pattern consisting of sixteen 1s represents the value 65535, which confirms our
claim that any integer in the range from 0 to 65535 can be encoded using 16 bits.
In a two's complement system, negative values are represented by the patterns
whose sign bits are 1; nonnegative values are represented by patterns whose
sign bits are 0. In a two's complement system, there is a convenient relationship ...
Figure 1.24 An excess eight conversion table Bit Value pattern represented 1111
7 1110 6 11.01 5 1100 4 1011 3 101.0 2 1001 1. 1000 O 0.111 - 1 - 01:10 -2
01.01 –3 - 0.100 -4 00.11 -5 00:10 -6 0.001 -7 * -8 the pattern length to be used, ...
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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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