Computer Science

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Cengage Learning EMEA, 1996 - Computer science - 512 pages
'An excellent course text around which to base lectures.' 'Well structured, not too complicated, breaks down topics into easily assimilated components.' 'The most comprehensive around ...' Lecturers This highly popular text is used on a wide range of computing courses, including A Level, BTEC, City & Guilds, BCS and BSC. Information has been included on the Internet, RAD and Object Oriented methods. Some obsolete or peripheral material has been cut in order to keep the text to a manageable length.
 

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Contents

Introduction to Computers and Computer Science
1
Contents
36
Computer Arithmetic
315
Machine Logic
338
LowLevel Languages
351
The InputOutput Subsystem
360
Operating Systems
370
Software Types and Programming Languages
384
Development Frameworks
423
Development Methods
433
Implementation and Postimplementation
445
Project Management
452
Applications Areas
458
Answers to selftest questions
476
Details Ommitted from the Text for the Sake of Clarity
492
Coursework Projects and Study
499

Translators
393
Database Architecture
403
Storage Retrieval and 4GLs
415

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About the author (1996)

Carl French is director of Facture International Ltd, a specialist consultancy and software company. He has worked in the financial sector of the computer industry for a number of years, where most recently he has played a leading role in the modernisation of IT systems and services. Prior to his work in the computer industry he was a Principal Lecturer in Computer Science at the University of Hertfordshire, following several years experience on a wide variety of computer courses.

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