9780071460514

Schaum's Outline of Principles of Computer Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071460514

  • ISBN10:

    0071460519

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 4/17/2008
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Uniquely positioned as one of the first computer science guides in the market to follow the new guidelines set forth by the SIGSCE in 2001 100,000 students enrolled in introductory computer science courses in 2004 Includes focused review of object-oriented programming using Java

Author Biography

Paul Tymann, M.S., is an associate professor at Rochester Institute of Technology. Carl Reynolds is a professor of computer science at Rochester Institute of Technology.

Table of Contents

Schaum's Outline of Principles of Computer Science
Introduction to Computer Science Definition Algorithms
A Brief History Lesson
A Roadmap Algorithms What are they, what are they good for?
Developing an algorithm
Efficiency
Formal models of computation Hardware Binary and other number systems
Boolean Logic Gates Computer Organization
The Von Neumann Model Control Unit Registers ALU Memory Software Languages Compiled, interpreted Virtual machines OOP, Scripting Programming in Java Types, operators, identifiers Classes, objects Basic control structures
Methods Operating Systems
What are they?
Multi-tasking, multi-user Scheduling Networking Basic Concepts
The Internet TCP/IP
The world wide web Social Issues Privacy Viruses Hacking Encryption Can computers kill?
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