Computer Science: An Overview / Edition 5

Computer Science: An Overview / Edition 5

by J. Glenn Brookshear
     
 

This textbook provides broad coverage of the entire computer science discipline from a generic perspective, rather than from the context of one particular programming language, and is suitable for students in all fields who are interested in an overview of the world of computers. Brookshear (computer science, Marquette U.) outlines the computer's architecture and the… See more details below

Overview

This textbook provides broad coverage of the entire computer science discipline from a generic perspective, rather than from the context of one particular programming language, and is suitable for students in all fields who are interested in an overview of the world of computers. Brookshear (computer science, Marquette U.) outlines the computer's architecture and the software development process, and explores some issues of data organization and storage. The seventh edition adds material on open source development, XML, and associative memory. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805346329
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley
Publication date:
10/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
483
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Data storage17
Ch. 2Data manipulation73
Ch. 3Operating systems109
Ch. 4Networking and the Internet135
Ch. 5Algorithms171
Ch. 6Programming languages225
Ch. 7Software engineering285
Ch. 8Data abstractions319
Ch. 9Database systems359
Ch. 10Artificial intelligence403
Ch. 11Theory of computation457
App. AASCII495
App. BCircuits to manipulate two's complement representations497
App. CA simple machine language501
App. DHigh-level language program examples503
App. EThe equivalence of iterative and recursive structures511

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