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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Early computers were not known for their flexibility—the steps that each device
executed were built into the control unit as a part of the machine. To gain more
flexibility, some of the early electronic computers were designed so that the
Note that the definition requires that the set of steps in an algorithm be ordered.
This means that the steps in an algorithm must have a well-established structure
in terms of the order of their execution. This does not mean, however, that the ...
Rather, stepwise refinement proposes that one first view the problem at hand in
terms of several subproblems. The idea is that by breaking the original problem
into subproblems, one is able to approach the overall solution in terms of steps, ...
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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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