ISBN 9788131511183,Basics of Computer Science

Basics of Computer Science



Delmar Cengage Learning

Publication Year 2009

ISBN 9788131511183

ISBN-10 8131511189


Number of Pages 444 Pages
Language (English)

Computer Engineering

Based on the ACM model curriculum guidelines, this easy-to-read and easy-to-navigate text covers all the fundamentals of computer science required for first year students embarking on a computing degree. Divided into five parts computer and data, computer hardware, computer software, data organization and with an introduction to some of the more advanced topics Basics of Computer Science gives students a bird's eye view of the subject. The text is supported by numerous figures, examples, exercises, selected solutions and a test bank, all designed to ease and aid the learning process.

Key Features
All new material on Computer Ethics and Computer Crimes
New chapter on Artificial Intelligence, including computer graphics and virtual reality
Coverage of the LINUX operation system
Pedagogical features include:- Improved and augmented figures and screenshots- Improved and augmented exercises

Table Of Contents
1. Introduction
2. Number System
3. Data Storage
4. Operations on Data
5. Computer Organization
6. Computer Networks
7. Operating Systems
8. Algorithms
9. Programming Languages
10. Software Engineering
11. Data Structures
12. Abstract Data Types
13. File Structures
14. Databases
15. Data Compression
16. Artificial Intelligence
17. Theory of Computation
18. Security
Appendix A: Unicode
Appendix B: Unified Modeling Language
Appendix C: Pseudocode
Appendix D: Boolean Algebra and Logic Circuit
Appendix E: Error Detection and Correction