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Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive / Edition 14
     

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive / Edition 14

by Deborah Morley, Charles S. Parker
 

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ISBN-10: 1133190243

ISBN-13: 9781133190240

Pub. Date: 02/13/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its emphasis on industry insight and societal issues, this text makes concepts relevant to today's career-focused students.

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Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its emphasis on industry insight and societal issues, this text makes concepts relevant to today's career-focused students.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133190240
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/13/2012
Edition description:
Comprehens
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the World of Computers. 2. The System Unit: Processing and Memory. 3. Storage. 4. Input and Output. 5. System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs. 6. Application Software. 7. Computer Networks. 8. The Internet and the World Wide Web. 9. Network and Internet Security. 10. Multimedia and the Web. 11. E-Commerce. 12. Information Systems and System Development. 13. Program Development and Programming Languages. 14. Databases and database Management Systems. 15. Computer Security and Privacy. 16. Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Health, Access, and the Environment References and Resources Guide. Glossary/Index.

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