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 respects a procedure is a miniature program, consisting of declaration
statements that describe variables used in the procedure followed by imperative
statements that describe the steps to be performed when the procedure is ...
A variable that resides within an object, such as RemainingPower, is called an
instance variable and the procedures within an object are called methods (or
member functions in the C++ vernacular). Note that in Figure 6.20 the instance ...
that variable names must begin with a letter from the English alphabet, which can
be followed by any combination of letters and digits (0 through 9). Thus the
strings XYZ, B747, abcdefghi, and X5's can be used as variable names, whereas
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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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