Schaum's Outline of Principles of Computer Science [NOOK Book]

Overview

  • Uniquely positioned as one of the first computer science guides in the market to follow the new guidelines set forth by the SIGSCE in 2001

  • 100,000 students enrolled in introductory computer science courses in 2004

  • Includes focused review of object-oriented programming using Java

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Schaum's Outline of Principles of Computer Science

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Overview

  • Uniquely positioned as one of the first computer science guides in the market to follow the new guidelines set forth by the SIGSCE in 2001

  • 100,000 students enrolled in introductory computer science courses in 2004

  • Includes focused review of object-oriented programming using Java

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071510370
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 2/27/2008
  • Series: Schaum's Outline Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 1,118,937
  • File size: 12 MB
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Meet the Author

Paul Tymann, M.S., is an associate professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. Carl Reynolds is a professor of computer science at Rochester Institute of Technology.

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Table of Contents

Schaum's Outline of Principles of Computer Science Introduction to Computer Science

Definition

Algorithms

A Brief History Lesson

A Roadmap Algorithms

What are they, what are they good for?

Developing an algorithm

Efficiency

Formal models of computation Hardware

Binary and other number systems

Boolean Logic

Gates Computer Organization

The VonNeumann Model

Control Unit

Registers

ALU

Memory Software

Languages

Compiled, interpreted

Virtual machines

OOP, Scripting Programming in Java

Types, operators, identifiers

Classes, objects

Basic control structures

Methods Operating Systems

What are they?

Multi-tasking, multi-user

Scheduling Networking

Basic Concepts

The Internet

TCP/IP

The world wide web Social Issues

Privacy

Viruses

Hacking

Encryption

Can computers kill?

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