Computer Science: An Overview

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Pearson/Addison Wesley, 2007 - Business & Economics - 599 pages
Introduction to Computer Science Computer Science: An Overview, Ninth Edition J. Glenn Brookshear, "Marquette University" Do you want your students to gain a fundamental understanding of the field of computer science? Would you like them to be excited by the opportunities computing presents for further studies and future careers? "Computer Science: An Overview "delivers a foundational framework of what computer science is all about. Each topic is presented with a historical perspective, its current state, and its future potential, as well as ethical issues for students to consider. This balanced, realistic picture helps students see that their future success depends on a solid overview in the rapidly changing field of computer science. Features:
  • A language-independent introduction to computer science that uses C#, C]+, and JavaTM as example languages.
  • More than 1,000 Questions/Exercises, Chapter Review Problems, and Social Issues questions that give students the opportunity to apply the concepts as they learn them.
  • Discussion of ethical and legal aspects of areas such as Internet security, software engineering, and database technology that brings to light the things students should know to be safe and responsible users of technology.
  • A Companion Website that includes practical exploration of topics from the text, software simulators, and more. Available at
Check the front of the book for the access code that opens up the Companion Website and the valuable student resources for this book. Six-month access is included with all new books.

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