Invitation to Computer Science

ISBN-10: 0324788630

ISBN-13: 9780324788631

Edition: 5th 2010 (Lab Manual)

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List price: $81.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 8/26/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 108
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

G. Michael Schneider is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He also served as a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University in New York. His professional interests include parallel processing, computer networks, programming methodology, and computer science education. He has written many successful textbooks on software development, data structures, computer organization, and a breadth-first overview of computer science. Dr. Schneider was a member of the committee that authored the ACM/IEEE Computing Curriculum 2001. He has received Fulbright Grants to teach computer science and applied mathematics in Mauritius, Malaysia, Nepal, and Mongolia. He received his B.S. from Michigan University and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Kenneth A. Lambert is Professor of Computer Science and Head of the Department at Washington and Lee University. He has taught introductory courses for 25 years and has been an active researcher in computer science education. Lambert has co-authored a series of introductory C++ textbooks with Douglas Nance and Thomas Naps and a series of introductory Java textbooks with Martin Osborne.

An Introduction to Computer Science
A Glossary and Web Browsing.
Algorithm Discovery and Design
Search for a Value
Search for the Largest Value.
The Efficiency of Algorithms
Sort Animations
Data Cleanup and Binary Search
Sort Timing.
The Building Blocks: Binary Numbers, Boolean Logic, and Gates
Logic Circuits (A)
Logic Circuits (B).
Computer Systems Organization
von Neumann Machines.
An Introduction to System Software and Virtual Machines
Assembly Language Programming.
Computer Networks, the Internet, and the World Wide Web
Information Security
Data Encryption.
Introduction to High Level Languages (brief intro in printed text).
The Tower of Babel
HTML and FTP Downloading
LISP Programming.
Compilers and Language Translation
Programming Language Translation.
Models of Computation
Turing Machines (A)
Turing Machines (B).
Simulation and Modeling
Discrete Event Simulation.
Electronic Commerce
Database Management.
Artificial Intelligence
Neural Networks
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