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The Facts On File Dictionary of Computer Science, Revised Edition
  • Authored by: Valerie Illingworth and John Daintith
  • From the Series: Science Dictionary
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  • ISBN-10: 1438109393
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-0939-8
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 06/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 004.03
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 288

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...easily understood terms and examples all laid out in a well-organized manner."—Science Books and Films

"...a handy reference for budding computer scientists..."—VOYA

Computers are more prevalent in our daily lives than ever before, yet many people are unfamiliar with the concepts and technology of computer science. The Facts On File Dictionary of Computer Science, Revised Edition provides more than 2,400 updated and revised, cross-referenced entries that explain such fundamental concepts as hardware, software, and applications. It also defines terms associated with the latest technology and advancements, such as artificial intelligence and palmtop computers. With more than 200 new entries, this dictionary is a valuable resource for new computer users, students, teachers, and computer professionals.

Topics covered include:

  • Adware
  • BlackBerry
  • Disk array
  • Google
  • List box
  • Plain text
  • Spyware
  • Webcam.

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Reviews and Awards

"...an informative resource...includes a thorough coverage of computer science terminology, illustrations, and appendixes."
American Reference Books Annual

"...chock full of useful terms that any student of th[is] subject would be glad to have handy."
Christian Library Journal

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