Foundations Of Computer Science

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-05
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

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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 ? Foundations of Computer Science gives students a bird?s eye view of the subject. Each chapter includes key terms, summaries, review questions, multiple-choice questions, and exercises to enhance learning, while introducing tools such as UML, structure chart and pseudocode, which students will need in order to succeed in later courses. The text is also supported by numerous figures, examples, exercises, selected solutions and a test bank, all designed to ease and aid the learning process. Updated to cover the latest technologies and changes to course requirements, this second edition features new and updated coverage of: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Ethics and Crimes, Networking, LINUX, and Security.

Table of Contents

Introduction To Management And Cost Accounting
Introduction to management accounting
An introduction to cost terms and concepts
Cost Accumulation For Inventory Valuation And Profit Measurement
Cost assignment
Accounting entries for a job costing system
Process costing
Joint and by-product costing
Income effects of alternative cost accumulation systems
Information For Decision-Making
Cost-volume-profit analysis
Measuring relevant costs and revenues for decision-making
Activity-based costing
Pricing decisions and profitability analysis
Decision-making under conditions of risk and uncertainty
Capital investment decisions: 1
Capital investment decisions: 2
Information For Planning, Control And Performance Measurement
The budgeting process
Management control
Contingency theory and organizational and social aspects of management accounting
Standard costing and variance analysis l
Standard costing and variance analysis 2: further aspects
Divisional financial performance measures
Transfer pricing in divisionalized companies
Cost Management And Strategic Management Accounting
Cost management
Strategic management
The Application Of Quantitative Methods To Management Accounting
Cost estimation and cost behaviour
Quantitative models for the planning and control of stocks
The application of linear programming to management accounting
Answers to question
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