Computer Science Illuminated

ISBN-10: 144966573X

ISBN-13: 9781449665739

Edition: 5th 2013

Authors: Nell Dale, John Lewis

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Revised and updated with the latest information in the field, the Fifth Edition of best-selling Computer Science Illuminated continues to provide students with an engaging breadth-first overview of computer science principles and provides a solid foundation for those continuing their study in this dynamic and exciting discipline. Authored by two of today's most respected computer science educators, Nell Dale and John Lewis, the text carefully unfolds the many layers of computing from a language-neutral perspective, beginning with the information layer, progressing through the hardware, programming, operating systems, application, and communication layers, and ending with a discussion on the limitations of computing. Separate program language chapters are available as bundle items for instructors who would like to explore a particular programming language with their students.Ideal for introductory computing and computer science courses, the fifth edition's thorough presentation of computing systems provides computer science majors with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a comprehensive and complete introduction to computing.New Features of the Fifth Edition:- Includes a NEW chapter on computer security (chapter 17) to provide readers with the latest information, including discussions on preventing unauthorized access and guidelines for creating effective passwords, types of malware anti-virus software, problems created by poor programming, protecting your online information including data collection issues with Facebook, Google, etc., and security issues with mobile and portable devices.- A NEW section on cloud computing (chapter 15) offers readers an overview of the latest way in which businesses and users interact with computers and mobile devices.- The section on social networks (moved to chapter 16) has been rewritten to include up-to-date information, including new data on Google+ and Facebook.- The sections covering HTML have been updated to include HTML5.- Includes revised and updated Did You Know callouts in the chapter margins.- The updated Ethical Issues at the end of each chapter have been revised to tie the content to the recently introduced tenth strand recommended by the ACM stressing the importance of computer ethics.
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Book details

List price: $181.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 2/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 696
Weight: 2.464
Language: English

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