McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Computing & Communications

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McGraw-Hill, 2003 - Computers - 446 pages
THE LANGUAGE OF COMPUTING AND COMMUNICATIONS AT YOUR FINGERTIPS

Derived from the world-renowned "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms," Sixth Edition, this vital reference offers a wealth of essential information in a portable, convenient, quick-find format. Whether you're a professional, a student, a writer, or a general reader with an interest in technology, there is no better or more authoritative way to stay up-to-speed with the current language of computing and communications or gain an understanding of key ideas and concepts.

Written in clear, simple language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for practitioners, educators, and advanced students, the "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Computing & Communications: "
* Features 11,000 entries encompassing the language of computer science, information technology, and communications
* Includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations
* Provides pronunciations for all terms
* Covers such topics as computer science, communications, aerospace and other fields of engineering, control systems, electromagnetism, electronics, navigation, optics, and systems engineering
* Includes an appendix containing measurement conversion tables, tables of useful data, and charts
* Based on the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms - for more than a quarter century, THE standard international reference.

Carefully reviewed for clarity, completeness, and accuracy, the "McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Computing & Communications" offers an unmatched standard of excellence.

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