The Facts on File dictionary of computer science /
edited by John Daintith, Edmund Wright.
edition
Rev. ed.
imprint
New York : Facts On File, 2006
description
x, 273 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0816059993
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
added author
imprint
New York : Facts On File, 2006
isbn
0816059993
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
6006234
A Look Inside
First Chapter
Praise for the previous edition:
...easily understood terms and examples all laid out in a well-organized manner.—Science Books and Films
...a handy reference for budding computer scientists...—VOYA
Computers are more prevalent in our daily lives than ever before, yet many people are unfamiliar with the concepts and technology of computer science. The Facts On File Dictionary of Computer Science, Revised Edition provides more than 2,400 updated and revised, cross-referenced entries that explain such fundamental concepts as hardware, software, and applications. It also defines terms associated with the latest technology and advancements, such as artificial intelligence and palmtop computers. With more than 200 new entries, this dictionary is a valuable resource for new computer users, students, teachers, and computer professionals.
Topics covered include:
Adware
BlackBerry
Disk array
Google
List box
Plain text
Spyware
Webcam.
Reviews
Review Quotes
"Facts on File is a solid, dependable publisher, as evidenced by their...science dictionaries...the information is concise and to the point."
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SciTech Book News, September 2006
Booklist, October 2006
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Praise for the previous edition: "...easily understood terms and examples all laid out in a well-organized manner."--Science Books and Films "...a handy reference for budding computer scientists..."--VOYA Computers are more prevalent in our daily lives than ever before, yet many people are unfamiliar with the concepts and technology of computer science. The Facts On File Dictionary of Computer Science, Revised Edition provides more than 2,400 updated and revised, cross-referenced entries that explain such fundamental concepts as hardware, software, and applications. It also defines terms associated with the latest technology and advancements, such as artificial intelligence and palmtop computers. With more than 200 new entries, this dictionary is a valuable resource for new computer users, students, teachers, and computer professionals. Topics covered include: *Adware *BlackBerry *Disk array *Google *List box *Plain text *Spyware *Webcam.

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