Computer Science Illuminated

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2004 - Computer science. - 699 pages
 

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Contents

f Laying the Groundwork
3
The Big Picture
4
Binary Values and Number Systems
33
Arithmetic in Other Bases
39
Binary Values and Computers
43
Thought Questions
51
Data Representation
53
Binary Representations
57
The Programming Layer
151
Converting from Base 10 to Other Bases 42
158
LowLevel Programming Languages
199
HighLevel Programming Languages
235
Abstract Data Types and Algorithms
285
The Operating Systems Layer _
331
1 File Systems and Directories
363
The Applications Layer
389

Representing Real Numbers
63
Text Compression
69
Representing Audio Information
75
Vector Representation of Graphics
81
Thought Questions
91
Gates and Circuits
93
Computing Components
123
The FetchExecute Cycle
132
Touch Screens
139
Artificial Intelligence
417
Chapter J 4 Simulation and Other
451
4 Simulation and Other Applications 45 1
452
The Communications Layer
475
The World Wide Web
501
In Conclusion _
527
Us Anymore
559
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