Understanding Computer Science for Advanced Level

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Nelson Thornes, 2001 - Computers - 300 pages
Written by the best selling author of New Understanding Computer Science textbook, this book provides concise coverage of all Advanced Level Computer Science specifications. It is organised in short 'bite-sized' chapters to facilitate rapid learning, making it an ideal revision aid. It would also be suitable as a main text for students taking one year AS Level course.
 

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Contents

Programming fundamentals
3
Communication basics
8
AS principles of hardware software and applications
10
Access to disk space
10
Page
12
Input techniques and data collection 2
13
Computer sound
14
Page
16
System implementation and maintenance 204
52
Basic internet structures 212
54
Further web site organisation 216
56
Further internetbased technologies 224
57
Banking shopping and the VPN 228
58
Issues arising from the internet 232
59
Communications and networking basics 236
Networking devices and media 240

AS project and examination work
28
A2 examination material
28
Further data structures 144
37
Recursion 152
39
A2 examination work 46 Advanced database ideas 180
46
Relational databases 184
47
Further normalisation 188
48
Further systems development 192
49
The user interface and design 196
50
Advanced testing methods 200
51
Network topologies and the internet 244
Connecting to the internet 248
Embedded systems and data logging 252
Further ethical issues and legislation 256
A2 project work 66 A2 project work getting started 260
A2 project work wrapping it up 268
Examination questions A2 272
Appendices Answers to AS examination questions 274
Index 285
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