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Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive
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UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW, COMPREHENSIVE

PAPERBACK BY PARKER, CHARLES S.; MORLEY, DEBORAH

£59.99

ISBN
9781285767277
IMPRINT
DELMAR CENGAGE LEARNING
 
 
EDITION
15TH EDITION
PUBLISHER
CENGAGE LEARNING, INC
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LOW STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
752 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
28 JAN 2014

DESCRIPTION

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic 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 career-focused students and has increased emphasis on mobile computing and related issues such as mobile commerce and mobile security.

CONTENTS

1. Introduction to the World of Computers. 2. The System Unit: Processing and Memory. 3. Storage. 4. Input and Output. 5. System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs. 6. Application Software. 7. Computer Networks. 8. The Internet and the World Wide Web. 9. Network and Internet Security. 10. Multimedia and the Web. 11. E-Commerce. 12. Information Systems and System Development. 13. Program Development and Programming Languages. 14. Databases and Database Management Systems. 15. Computer Security and Privacy 16. Intellectual Proper Rights, Ethics, Health, Access and the Environment References and Resources Guide. Glossary.