Computing Essentials, 2004

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McGraw-Hill/Irwin, 2003 - Computer science - 467 pages

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Contents

Information Technology the Internet and You 2
4
Hardware
10
Establishing
16
Chapter Review
22
Application Software
28
Visual Summary
52
Using Technology
58
System Software
62
Visual Summary
252
Using Technology
258
Graphics Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
262
Graphics
264
Personal Web Sites
270
Web Utilities
275
The Future of Artificial
277
Using Technology
284

Utilities
63
System Software
64
Device Drivers
75
The System Unit
88
Microprocessor
94
TV Tuners
100
Key Terms
107
Input and Output
114
What Is Input? 7 76
116
Image Capturing Devices 722
122
Printers 729
129
Key Terms 737
137
Secondary Storage
144
Optical Disks
152
SolidState Storage 758
158
Connectivity the Wireless Revolution and Communications
168
Toyota and Sony Create
187
Using Technology 765
194
The Internet the Web and Electronic Commerce
198
The Internet and the Web
200
Instant Messaging
207
Internet2 Will Be
219
Using Technology
226
Privacy and Security
230
People
232
Spyware Removal
238
Ergonomics
246
Data
290
DBMS Structure
296
Types of Databases
301
Key Terms
309
INFORMATION SYSTEMS 376
316
ComputerBased Information Systems
322
Executive Support Systems
328
Key Terms
334
Building Your Portfolio
340
Analysis
346
Maintenance
354
Key Terms
361
PROGRAMMING AND LANGUAGES
368
Program Design
373
Program Test
379
Mltech Takes the Pain
387
YOUR FUTURE AND INFORMATION
398
Opportunities Online
406
Visual Summary
412
Expanding Your Knowledge 478
418
The Evolution of the Computer Age
420
How to Buy Your
428
How to Buy Your Own Microcomputer System
432
How to Upgrade
434
Glossary
438
Credits
457
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