Dictionary of Computing

Dictionary of Computing

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Now for available for the first time in the handy paperback Oxford Reference series, the Dictionary of Computing is an authoritative and comprehensive guide of over 4,500 words and terms that span every aspect of computing and related fields. Recently brought up to date to reflect current advances in computer science, the Third Edition offers 550 new entries that provide concise, readable explanations of terms used in microcomputing, networking, and information technology, and pays special attention to new approaches in programming, computer organization and architecture, hardware, and software. Here readers will find everything from "BITNET," "desktop publishing," "hypertext," and "neural net," to "pull-down menu," "transputer," "virus," and "wimp." With its clear language and wealth of instructive diagrams and tables, the Dictionary of Computing should be at the fingertips of every computer user, from beginner to sophisticated professional.show more

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  • Paperback | 521 pages
  • 130 x 192 x 32mm | 322.05g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford Paperbacks
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • line drawings
  • 019286131X
  • 9780192861313

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