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- Access to Navigate 2 online learning materials including a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, learning analytics reporting tools, and more
- Completely revised sections on HTML and CSS
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- All-new section on Internet management, including ICANN control and net neutrality
- New design, including fully revised figures and tables
- New and updated Did You Know callouts are included in the chapter margins
- New and revised Ethical Issues and Biographies throughout emphasize the history and breadth of computing
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Ideal for the undergraduate first course in Computer Science. Typical course titles are:
- Introduction to Computer Science
- Computer Science Fundamentals
- Introduction to Computing
Laying the Groundwork
Chapter 1 The Big Picture
The Information Layer
Chapter 2 Binary Values and Number Systems
Chapter 3 Data Representation
The Hardware Layer
Chapter 4 Gates and Circuits
Chapter 5 Computing Components
The Programming Layer
Chapter 6 Low-Level Programming Languages and Pseudocode
Chapter 7 Problem Solving and Algorithms
Chapter 8 Abstract Data Types and Subprograms
Chapter 9 Object-Oriented Design and High-Level Programming Languages
The Operating Systems Layer
Chapter 10 Operating Systems
Chapter 11 File Systems and Directories
The Applications Layer
Chapter 12 Information Systems
Chapter 13 Artificial Intelligence
Chapter 14 Simulation, Graphics, Gaming, and Other Applications
The Communications Layer
Chapter 15 Networks
Chapter 16 The World Wide Web
Chapter 17 Computer Security
Chapter 18 Limitations of Computing
Nell Dale, PhD-University of Texas, Austin
Nell Dale received a B.S. in Mathematics and Psychology from the University of Houston, a M.A. in Mathematics, from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from the University of Texas at Austin. Nell Dale has been on the faculty at the University of Texas, Austin since 1975. She teaches occasionally but concentrates on computer science education, writing, traveling, tennis, and bridge -- and her family of course.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284089097
- ISBN-13: 9781284089219
- ISBN-13: 9781284089202
John Lewis, PhD-Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia
John Lewis is a leading educator and author in the field of computer science. He has written a market-leading textbook on Java software and program design. After earning his undergraduate degree, M.S., and Ph.D. in computer science at Virginia Tech, John joined the faculty of the Department of Computing Sciences at Villanova University. He has received numerous teaching awards, including the University Award for Teaching Excellence and the Goff Award for Outstanding Teaching. His professional interests include object-oriented technologies, multimedia, and software engineering. In addition to his teaching and writing, John actively participates in the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), and finds time to spend with his family or in his workshop.
Additional Titles by this Author
- ISBN-13: 9781284069501