Computers: Information Technology in Perspective

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Prentice Hall, 2004 - Computers - 384 pages
Providing overview coverage of computing/IT concepts and applications, Computers meets the needs of contemporary IT knowledge in content, sequence, and depth of presentation. The material in this progressive edition reflects readers' interests and spans the world of information technology with seven core chapters. It also contains three colorful IT Illustrated modules: computer history, the making of integrated circuits, and a PC buyer's guide. For a comprehensive introduction to computers.

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Contents

Getting Started
CHAPTER
1-2
The History of Computing
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Copyright

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Dr. Larry Long (Fayetteville, AR) has written more than 30 books on IT topics (including computers), which have been widely distributed in more than 50 countries. He has more than two decades of classroom experience at the University of Oklahoma and Lehigh University. Larry's Ph.D. is in Industrial Engineering from the University of Oklahoma. Larry was a pioneer in the development of computer-based multimedia and Internet-based educational resources.

Dr. Larry Long" and "Dr. Nancy Long" have written more than 30 books, which have been used in hundreds of colleges throughout the world. Larry is a lecturer, author, consultant, and educator in the information technology fields. He has served as a consultant to all levels of management in virtually every major type of industry. He has over 25 years of classroom experience at IBM, the University of Oklahoma, Lehigh University, and the University of Arkansas. Nancy has teaching and administrative experience at all levels of education.

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