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Writing for Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 270

Writing for Computer Science

A complete update to a classic, respected resource Invaluable reference, supplying a comprehensive overview on how to undertake and present research

Computer Science: A Very Short Introduction
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 144

Computer Science: A Very Short Introduction

Over the past sixty years, the spectacular growth of the technologies associated with the computer is visible for all to see and experience. Yet, the science underpinning this technology is less visible and little understood outside the professional computer science community. As a scientific discipline, computer science stands alongside the likes of molecular biology and cognitive science as one of the most significant new sciences of the post Second World War era. In this Very Short Introduction, Subrata Dasgupta sheds light on these lesser known areas and considers the conceptual basis of computer science. Discussing algorithms, programming, and sequential and parallel processing, he cons...

A Dictionary of Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 608

A Dictionary of Computer Science

Previously named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been renamed A Dictionary of Computer Science, and fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. Containing over 6,500 entries and with expanded coverage of multimedia, computer applications, networking, and personal computer science, it is a comprehensive reference work encompassing all aspects of the subject and is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensable for students of computer science. Terms are defined in a jargon-free and concise manner with helpful examples where relevant. The dictionary contains approximately...

Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 512

Computer Science

'An excellent course text around which to base lectures.' 'Well structured, not too complicated, breaks down topics into easily assimilated components.' 'The most comprehensive around ...' Lecturers This highly popular text is used on a wide range of computing courses, including A Level, BTEC, City & Guilds, BCS and BSC. Information has been included on the Internet, RAD and Object Oriented methods. Some obsolete or peripheral material has been cut in order to keep the text to a manageable length.

Connecting with Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 640

Connecting with Computer Science

Written for the beginning computing student, this text engages readers by relating core computer science topics to their industry application. The book is written in a comfortable, informal manner, and light humor is used throughout the text to maintain interest and enhance learning. All chapters contain a multitude of exercises, quizzes, and other opportunities for skill application. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 192

Computer Science

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004-01-01
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  • Publisher: Lotus Press

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Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 560

Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000-12-21
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  • Publisher: CRC Press

A complete lexicon of technical information, the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology provides workable definitions, practical information, and enhances general computer science and engineering literacy. It spans various disciplines and industry sectors such as: telecommunications, information theory, and software and hardware systems. If you work with, or write about computers, this dictionary is the single most important resource you can put on your shelf. The dictionary addresses all aspects of computing and computer technology from multiple perspectives, including the academic, applied, and professional vantage points. Including more than 8,000 terms, it covers all...

Foundations of Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 624

Foundations of Computer Science

Based on the ACM model curriculum guidelines, this text covers the fundamentals of computer science required for first year students embarking on a computing degree. Data representation of text, audio, images, and numbers; computer hardware and software, including operating systems and programming languages; data organization topics such as SQL database models - they're all [included]. Progressing from the bits and bytes level to the higher levels of abstraction, this birds-eye view provides the foundation to help you succeed as you continue your studies in programming and other areas in the computer field.-Back cover.

Philosophy and Computer Science
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 243

Philosophy and Computer Science

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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: M.E. Sharpe

Colburn (computer science, U. of Minnesota-Duluth) has a doctorate in philosophy and an advanced degree in computer science; he's worked as a philosophy professor, a computer programmer, and a research scientist in artificial intelligence. Here he discusses the philosophical foundations of artificial intelligence; the new encounter of science and philosophy (logic, models of the mind and of reasoning, epistemology); and the philosophy of computer science (touching on math, abstraction, software, and ontology).

Milestones in Computer Science and Information Technology
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 380

Milestones in Computer Science and Information Technology

Contains over 650 entries detailing the evolution of computing, including companies, machines, developments, inventions, parts, languages, and theories.