Computers: Standard Edition and Brief Edition : Tools for an Information Age
This text is intended for the undergraduate course "Computers and Computer Concepts". This edition includes new chapters on operating systems, database management systems, and robotics and artifical intelligence. A CD is included, that is referenced to in the text.
- Mixed media product
- 01 Jun 2001
- Pearson Education Limited
- Harlow, United Kingdom
- 7th Revised edition
Table of contents
1. Computers: Tool for an Information Age. 2. Operating Systems: Software in the Background. 3. Applications Software: Getting the Work Done. 4. The Central Processing Unit: What Goes on Inside the Computer. 5. Input and Output: The User Connection. 6. Storage and Multimedia: The Facts and More. 7. Networking: Computer Connections. 8. The Internet: A Resource for All of Us. 9. The Internet in Business: Corporations, Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs. 10. Writing Your Own Web Page: Using HTML and FrontPage. 11. Security and Privacy: Computers and the Internet. 12. Word Processing and Desktop Publishing: Printing It. 13. Spreadsheets and Business Graphics: Facts and Figures. 14. Database Management Systems: Getting Data Together. 15. Systems Analysis and Design: The Big Picture. 16. Programming and Languages: Telling the Computer What to Do. 17. Management Information Systems: Classic Models and New Approaches. Appendix: The Continuing Story of the Computer Age: Past, Present and Future.