'A' Level Computing

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Payne Gallway, 2005 - Computers - 385 pages
A textbook for 'A' Level computing organised in modular format for new AQA specification.
 

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Contents

Table of Contents
2
Classification of Software
8
Bits and Bytes
12
Introduction to Programming
16
Introducing Pascal
20
Variables Assignments Reading and Writing
23
Iteration Selection
28
Module 1
35
29
136
31
146
Operating Systems
153
Chapter 34Input Devices
159
35
165
Visual display unit VDU
167
39
173
Module 4
191

Chapter 9More on Selection and Iteration
41
Arrays and Data Types
46
Chapter 11Procedures and Functions
50
Sequential File Processing
59
Random Access File Processing
63
Queues and Stacks
67
Binary Trees
71
Data Representation
74
Inside the Computer
79
Communication Methods
84
Network Environments
88
Wide Area Networks
91
Module 2
95
Module 3
114
Chapter 1100mplitur Crillſ lild the LAW Advantages and disadvantages of variable
125
27
126
MODULE 4
212
Linked Lists 244 Operating system functions
272
Queues and Stacks 253 Dynamically linked libraries
278
Module 5
281
Operating System Classification267 Second normal form Partial key dependence
287
Database Management and Chapter 66 Input and Output Methods
318
Analysing a System 300 Standard protocols
324
Systems Design Development 305 Chapter 69Wide Area Networks
330
Chapter 65Training and Documentation 316 Internet Search Engines
340
Online Shopping and Banking
345
Artificial Intelligence
354
Book List
360
Appendix
361
Index
379
169
380
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About the author (2005)

Pat Heathcote has worked as a programmer and systems analyst, and has many years of experience in teaching Computing and Information Technology. She has served as an Assistant Examiner with AQA, is on the Subject Committee for Computing and is Chair of Examiners for Edexcel AVCE and GNVQ. She is now a full-time author and publisher.

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