Computers: Standard Edition and Brief Edition

Computers: Standard Edition and Brief Edition : Tools for an Information Age

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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.show more

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  • Mixed media product
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0130700754
  • 9780130700759

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.show more