Computer Science Illuminated

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Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2001 - Computers - 656 pages
Using an onion as an analogy, this textbook for a CS-0 course walks through the function of each layer in a computer system. Dale (University of Texas) and Lewis (Villanova) describe the binary number system, the hardware components, the major programming languages, the operating system, software ap

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John Lewis is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Villanova University. Prof. Lewis is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), the IEEE Computer Society, and Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. He has won numerous teaching awards, and is active in the ACM's Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE).

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