Problem Solving for Information Processing

Problem Solving for Information Processing

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For Problem Solving for Applications and Information Processing courses, as well as a supplementary text for any computer application course.Addressing the growing complexity of computer application software, this text helps students plan how information should be processed when using multiple software packages. Written with a generic approach to problem solving for computer applications, the guidelines can be applied to any brand of software. This comprehensive introduction addresses all relevant information processing topics including design, graphics and problem-solving concepts, planning guides, complete case studies for each application and concepts for integrating various software packages.show more

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  • Hardback | 524 pages
  • 212 x 275 x 20mm | 1,067g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130255998
  • 9780130255990

Table of contents

I. GENERAL CONCEPTS OF PROBLEM SOLVING FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING. 1. Introduction to Problem Solving. 2. Introduction to Computer Software. 3. Commonalties and Problems with Applications. II. GRAPHICS AND DESIGN. 4. Design Concepts. 5. Graphics Concepts and Tools. 6. Presentation Graphics. 7. Presentation Graphics Case Studies. III. WORD PROCESSING AND DESKTOP PUBLISHING. 8. Word-Processing Concepts and Tools. 9. Case Studies for a Word Processor. 10. Desktop Publishing Concepts and Tools. 11. Case Studies for a Desktop Publisher. IV. SPREADSHEETS. 12. Mathematical Concepts and Functions for Spreadsheets. 13. Spreadsheet Concepts. 14. Spreadsheets Case Studies. V. RELATIONAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS. 15. Concepts of Relational Database Management Systems. 16. Relational Database Management Systems Case Studies. VI. PROGRAMMING FOR APPLICATIONS. 17. Integrating Applications for Information Processing. 18. Programming Concepts. 19. Event-Driven Object-Oriented Programming. 20. Connectivity. Appendix A: ASCII Code. Appendix B: Planning Guides. Appendix C: Otto the Robot. Glossary. Index.show more