Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook
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Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook

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Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science offers a complete set of resources to accompany the 9608 syllabus. This coursebook delivers an accessible guide to the theoretical and practical skills that are required by the course, with a clear progression of tasks that consolidate and develop knowledge. It offers students detailed descriptions of the concepts, reinforced with examples that outline complex subject matter in a clear way. Alongside fundamental definitions, higher level programming skills are developed through the explanation of processes and consolidated by practical exam-type questions for students to attempt.
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  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 219 x 276 x 17mm | 1,090g
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Worked examples or Exercises
  • 1107546737
  • 9781107546738
  • 96,682

Table of contents

PART 1 THEORY FUNDAMENTALS; 1. Information representation; 2. Communication and Internet technologies; 3. Hardware; 4. Logic gates and logic circuits; 5. Processor fundamentals; 6. Assembly language programming; 7. System software; 8. Data security, privacy and integrity; 9. Ethics and ownership; 10. Database and data modelling; PART 2 FUNDAMENTAL PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS; 11. Algorithm design and problem solving; 12. Stepwise refinement and structure charts; 13. Programming and data representation; 14. Structured programming; 15. Software development; PART 3 ADVANCED THEORY; 16. Data representation; 17. Communication and Internet technologies; 18. Boolean algebra and logic circuits; 19. Processor and computer architecture; 20. System software; 21. Security; 22. Monitoring and control systems; PART 4 FURTHER PROBLEM-SOLVING AND PROGRAMMING SKILLS; 23. Computational thinking and problem-solving; 24. Algorithm design methods; 25. Recursion; 26. Further programming; 27. Object-oriented programming (OOP); 28. Low level programming; 29. Declarative programming; 30. Software development
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