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Encyclopedia of computer science and technology

Author: Harry Henderson
Publisher: New York, NY : Facts On File, ©2003.
Series: Facts on File science library.
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"Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology bridges the gap between scanty "computer glossaries" with brief definitions and dense multivolume compendiums geared to the scientific and engineering communities. It features more than 400 cross-referenced entries (each with its own further reading sources) that detail a topic's significance and development in computer science or technology and its relation other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Wörterbuch
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Henderson, Harry, 1951-
Encyclopedia of computer science and technology.
New York, NY : Facts On File, c2003
(OCoLC)606930781
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Henderson
ISBN: 0816043736 9780816043736
OCLC Number: 49844281
Description: xi, 450 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.
Contents: Entries A-Z - Appendix I: Bibliographies and Web Resources - Appendix II: A Chronology of Computing - Appendix III: Some Significant Awards - Appendix IV: Computer-Related Organizations.
Series Title: Facts on File science library.
Responsibility: Harry Henderson.

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Covering more than basic computer commands and procedures, this encyclopaedia summarizes how technology has developed, the future of computer programs and applications, and the significance of  Read more...

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