Computer Science An Overview

ISBN-10: 0132569035
ISBN-13: 9780132569033
Edition: 11th 2012
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Book details

List price: $158.20
Edition: 11th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 1/21/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.398
Language: English

Introduction
The Role of Algorithms
The History of Computing
The Science of Algorithms
Abstraction
An Outline of Our Study
Social Repercussions
Data Storage
Bits and Their Storage
Main Memory
Mass Storage
Representing Information as Bit Patterns
The Binary System
Storing Integers
Storing Fractions
Data Compression
Communication Errors
Data Manipulation
Computer Architecture
Machine Language
Program Execution
Arithmetic/Logic Instructions
Communicating with Other Devices
Other Architectures
Operating Systems
The History of Operating Systems
Operating System Architecture
Coordinating the Machine's Activities
Handling Competition Among Processes
Security
Networking and the Internet
Network Fundamentals
The Internet
The World Wide Web
Internet Protocols
Security
Algorithms
The Concept of an Algorithm
Algorithm Representation
Algorithm Discovery
Iterative Structures
Recursive Structures
Efficiency and Correctness
Programming Languages
Historical Perspective
Traditional Programming Concepts
Procedural Units
Language Implementation
Object-Oriented Programming
Programming Concurrent Activities
Declarative Programming
Software Engineering
The Software Engineering Discipline
The Software Life Cycle
Software Engineering Methodologies
Modularity
Tools of the Trade
Quality Assurance
Documentation
The Human-Machine Interface
Software Ownership and Liability
Data Abstractions
Basic Data Structures
Related Concepts
Implementing Data Structures
A Short Case Study
Customized Data Types
Classes and Objects
Pointers in Machine Language
Database Systems
Database Fundamentals
The Relational Model
Object-Oriented Databases
Maintaining Database Integrity
Traditional File Structures
Data Mining
Social Impact of Database Technology
Computer Graphics
The Scope of Computer Graphics
Overview of 3D Graphics
Modeling
Rendering
Dealing with Global Lighting
Animation
Artificial Intelligence
Intelligence and Machines
Perception
Reasoning
Additional Areas of Research
Artificial Neural Networks
Robotics
Considering the Consequences
Theory of Computation
Functions and Their Computation
Turing Machines
Universal Programming Languages
A Noncomputable Function
Complexity of Problems
Public-Key Cryptography
Appendixes
ASCII
Circuits to Manipulate Two's Complement Representations
A Simple Machine Language
High-Level Programming Languages
The Equivalence of Iterative and Recursive Structures
Answers to Questions & Exercises
Index
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