Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive / Edition 13

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive / Edition 13

by Deborah Morley, Charles S. Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0538748109

ISBN-13: 9780538748100

Pub. Date: 01/21/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Give your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist with Morley/Parker's UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW, COMPREHENSIVE, 16E. Known for a unique emphasis on societal issues and industry insights from respected leaders, this book makes computer concepts relevant to today's career-focused students. This edition offers…  See more details below

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Give your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist with Morley/Parker's UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW, COMPREHENSIVE, 16E. Known for a unique emphasis on societal issues and industry insights from respected leaders, this book makes computer concepts relevant to today's career-focused students. This edition offers an increased emphasis on mobile computing and related issues, such as mobile commerce and mobile security. Students become familiar with the impact of new and emerging technologies, including smart watches, drones, 3D scanners and printers, robot assistants, perceptual computing, 5G, White Fi and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780538748100
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/21/2010
Series:
New Perspectives Series: Concepts Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
792
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 1.30(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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