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Schaum's Outline of Introduction to Computer Science

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ISBN-10: 007134554X

ISBN-13: 9780071345545

Edition: 2000

Authors: Ramon Mata-Toledo

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Illustrates key computing concepts using examples in the most popular programming languages. This is an essential guide for the hundreds of thousands of students studying Introduction to Computer Science or Introduction to Programming, presenting the basic concepts of computerscience and illlustrating them with examples in C/C++, and Java. More than 285,000 college majors and 11,000 high school Advanced Placement candidates are enrolled in required Computing Science courses. Explains algorithm development and data abstraction. Supplements leading computer science textbooks.
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Basic Concepts of Computers
Computer Structures
Bus Structure
Basic Operation of the Computer
Representation of Data in Memory
Conversion Between the Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal Systems
Rules for Forming Numbers in Any System
Arithmetic Operations in the Binary, Octal, and Hexadecimal Systems
Representing Numbers in a Computer
Program Planning and Design
Problem Solving
Program Coding and Simple Input/Output
Programming Languages
Variables and Constants
Assignment Statements
Arithmetic Expressions and Operator Precedence
Comment Statements
Simple Input/Output
Writing a Complete Program
Control Structures and Program Writing
Boolean Expressions
Control Structures--Definitions
Functions and Subroutines
Scope and Lifetime of Identifiers
Parameter-Passing Mechanisms
Arrays and Strings
Introduction to Arrays
Arrays in Visual Basic
Arrays in C/C++ and Java
Data Files
Data Terminology
File Organization
Text and Binary Files
Opening and Closing Files
Object-Oriented Programming
Introduction to Object-Oriented Programming
Inheritance and Data Abstraction
Advantages of Object-Oriented Programming
Object-Oriented Environment in Visual Basic
Classes and Inheritance in C++
Classes and Inheritance in Java
Data Structures
Introduction to Data Structures
Linked Lists
The Translation Process