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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In many cases, a disk storage system consists of several disks mounted on a
common spindle, one on top of the other, with enough space for the read/write
heads to slip between the platters. In such cases, the read/write heads move in
system. Regardless of the details, a disk storage system consists of many
individual sectors, each of which can be accessed as an independent string of
bits. The location of tracks and sectors is not a permanent part of a disk's physical
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.
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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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