Computing Essentials, 1997-1998

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McGraw-Hill, 1997 - Computers - 303 pages

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Contents

You and Computer Competency
2
Basic Tools
24
Spreadsheets
30
Communications
38
Discussion Questions and Projects
44
Power Tools
48
Groupware
50
Multimedia
56
Types of Databases
192
Information Systems
202
Transaction Processing Information Systems
208
Other Information Systems
214
Visual Summary 220221
220
Systems Analysis and Design
222
Design
232
Review Questions
238

4
59
Robotics 60 KnowledgeBased Expert Systems 62 Virtual Reality
63
System Software
70
Microsoft Windows
77
The Processing Unit
92
Memory
94
Input and Output
114
Secondary Storage
136
Communications and Connectivity
156
Data Transmission
168
Files and Databases
182
Programming and Languages
242
Improving Efficiency and Productivity
257
Ergonomics Ethics Security and the Environment
268
Using Information Technology
290
How to Surf the Net
304
Discussion Groups
311
A Look at the Future IG15
318
How to Buy Your Own Microcomputer System
324
Glossary
337
Illustration Credits
352
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