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A Dictionary of Computing

A Dictionary of Computing

by Valerie Illingworth
     
 

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The world of computing expands daily, and the terms associated with this field change almost as rapidly as the technology. Now in its 5th edition, the DICTIONARY OF COMPUTING, extensively revised and updated by a team of computer specialists, offers 6,000 entries--2,000 more than the 4th edition--providing clear and concise definitions for the newest terms in the

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The world of computing expands daily, and the terms associated with this field change almost as rapidly as the technology. Now in its 5th edition, the DICTIONARY OF COMPUTING, extensively revised and updated by a team of computer specialists, offers 6,000 entries--2,000 more than the 4th edition--providing clear and concise definitions for the newest terms in the field. Illustrated. 560 pp.

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The first edition of this work appeared in 1983. To the second edition (1986) have now been added over 550 new entries, bringing the total to nearly 4,500. Provides students and professionals with concise but authoritative and usefully detailed definitions of terms associated with the hardware/software of computation. (NW) Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Praise for previous editions: "A standard among computer science dictionaries....current, accurate, and formal....strongly recommended." —Science Books and Films

"Useful for students and teachers of computer science and related disciplines, owners of personal computers, and anyone who uses a computer." —Sci-Tech News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198538257
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
07/05/1990
Series:
Oxford Science Publications
Edition description:
3rd ed
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.38(d)

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The dictionary is compiled by Market House Books Ltd, established reference book compilers based in Aylesbury.

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