Computer Science Illuminated / Edition 6 available in Paperback
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Fully revised and updated, the Sixth Edition of the best-selling text Computer Science Illuminated retains the accessibility and in-depth coverage of previous editions, while incorporating all-new material on cutting-edge issues in computer science. Authored by the award-winning Nell Dale and John Lewis, Computer Science Illuminated’s unique and innovative layered approach moves through the levels of computing from an organized, language-neutral perspective.
Designed for the introductory computing and computer science course, this student-friendly Sixth Edition provides students with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a complete introduction to computing.
Key Features of the Sixth Edition include:
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Completely revised sections on HTML and CSS
Updates regarding Top Level Domains, Social Networks, and Google Analytics
All-new section on Internet management, including ICANN control and net neutrality
New design, including fully revised figures and tables
New and updated Did You Know callouts are included in the chapter margins
New and revised Ethical Issues and Biographies throughout emphasize the history and breadth of computing
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|Publisher:||Jones & Bartlett Learning|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
University of Texas, Austin
Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
Table of Contents
Section Laying the Groundwork Chapter1 The Big Picture Section The Information Layer Chapter2 Binary Values and Number Systems Chapter3 Data Representation Section The Hardware Layer Chapter4 Gates and Circuits Chapter5 Computing Components Section The Programming Layer Chapter6 Low-Level Programming Languages and Pseudocode Chapter7 Problem Solving and Algorithms Chapter8 Abstract Data Types and Subprograms Chapter9 Object-Oriented Design and High-Level Programming Languages Section The Operating System Chapter10 Operating Systems Chapter11 File Systems and Directories Section The Applications Layer Chapter12 Information Systems Chapter13 Artificial Intelligence Chapter14 Simulation, Graphics, Gaming, and Other Applications Section The Communications Layer Chapter15 Networks Chapter16 The World Wide Web Chapter17 Computer Security Section In Conclusion Chapter18 Limitations of Computing