ISBN-10:
1284055914
ISBN-13:
9781284055917
Pub. Date:
12/31/2014
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Computer Science Illuminated / Edition 6

Computer Science Illuminated / Edition 6

by Nell Dale, John Lewis

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Computer Science Illuminated / Edition 6

Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

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:

Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more
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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A collection of programming language chapters are available as low-cost bundling options. Available chapters include: Java, C++, Python, Alice, SQL, VB.NET, RUBY, Perl, Pascal, and JavaScript.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284055917
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 12/31/2014
Pages: 700
Sales rank: 134,147
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

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