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Computing for ordinary mortals

Author: Robert St Amant; Stefano Imbert
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert St Amant; Stefano Imbert
ISBN: 9780199775309 0199775303
OCLC Number: 820309089
Description: 246 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Getting started --
From mechanical to electronic computers --
Computer architecture : the nuts and bolts --
Data structures and algorithms : solving problems --
Programming : putting plans into action --
Operating systems : working together --
Computer networks : making connections --
Theoretical computer science : pushing boundaries --
Artificial intelligence : being smart --
Human-computer interaction : thinking about people.
Responsibility: Robert St. Amant ; hand-drawn illustrations by Stefano Imbert.

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