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Understanding computers : today and tomorrow

Author: Deborah Morley; Charles S Parker
Publisher: Stamford, CT : Delmar, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : English : 15th editionView all editions and formats
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Gives your students an introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist. Known for its emphasis on industry insight and societal issues, this text makes concepts relevant to today's  Read more...

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Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Morley; Charles S Parker
ISBN: 9781285767277 1285767276
OCLC Number: 870647243
Notes: Includes index.
"Comprehensive."
Description: xxiii, 679, 17, 31 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Module introduction: Introduction to the world of computers --
Expert insight on personal computers --
Module hardware: The system unit: processing and memory --
Storage --
Input and output --
Expert insight on hardware --
Module software: System software: operating systems and utility programs --
Application software --
Expert insight on software --
Module networks and the internet: Computer networks --
The internet and the world wide web --
Network and internet security --
Expert insight on networks and the internet --
Module business on the web: Multimedia and the web --
E-commerce --
Expert insight on web-based multimedia and e-commerce --
Module systems: Information systems and system development --
Program development and programming languages --
Databases and database management systems --
Expert insight on systems --
Module computers and society: Computer security and privacy --
Intellectual property rights, ethics, health, access, and the environment --
Expert insight on computers and society.
Responsibility: Deborah Morley, Charles S. Parker.

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