Understanding Computer Science for Advanced Level


Author: Ray Bradley
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748761470
Category: Computers
Page: 300
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Written by the best selling author of New Understanding Computer Science textbook, this book provides concise coverage of all Advanced Level Computer Science specifications. It is organised in short 'bite-sized' chapters to facilitate rapid learning, making it an ideal revision aid. It would also be suitable as a main text for students taking one year AS Level course.

New Understanding Computer Science for Advanced Level


Author: Ray Bradley
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780748740468
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 730
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This is a revised edition which includes coverage on the influence and power of the Internet, the inclusion of JavaScript, Java, VBA and Visual Basic languages; extended business, scientific and real-time applications chapters; inclusion of the latest hardware in the input, output and storage chapters; an introductory chapter on syllabus and course requirements for Computer Science; concept checkpoints, hints and did you know sections; revision summaries and exercise and question sections.

Understanding Computing AS Level for AQA


Author: Ray Bradley
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748777037
Category: Computer science
Page: 336
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This new student book is written by the author of the best-selling textbook Understanding Computer Science. Fully in line with the AQA AS Computing specification and thoroughly checked by an AQA examiner.

Understanding Computers and Cognition

A New Foundation for Design
Author: Terry Winograd,Fernando Flores
Publisher: Intellect Books
ISBN: 9780893910501
Category: Computers
Page: 207
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Understanding Computers and Cognition presents an important and controversial new approach to understanding what computers do and how their functioning is related to human language, thought, and action. While it is a book about computers, Understanding Computers and Cognition goes beyond the specific issues of what computers can or can't do. It is a broad-ranging discussion exploring the background of understanding in which the discourse about computers and technology takes place. Understanding Computers and Cognition is written for a wide audience, not just those professionals involved in computer design or artificial intelligence. It represents an important contribution to the ongoing discussion about what it means to be a machine, and what it means to be human.

Cambridge International AS & A Level Computer Science


Author: David Watson,Helen Williams
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1510457607
Category: Study Aids
Page: 550
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This title is endorsed by Cambridge Assessment International Education to support the full syllabus for examination from 2021. Develop computational thinking and ensure full coverage of the revised Cambridge Assessment International Education AS & A Level Computer Science syllabus (9618) with this comprehensive Student's Book written by experienced authors and examiners. - Improve understanding with clear explanations, examples, illustrations and diagrams, plus a glossary of key terms - Reinforce learning with a range of activities, exercises, and exam-style questions - Prepare for further study with extension activities that go beyond the requirements of the syllabus and prompt further investigation about new developments in technology - Follow a structured route through the course with in-depth coverage of the full AS & A Level syllabus Also available in the series Programming skills workbook ISBN: 9781510457683 Student eTextbook ISBN: 9781510457614 Whiteboard eTextbook ISBN: 9781510457621 Online Teacher's guide ISBN: 9781510457652

Computer Science


Author: C. S. French
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781858051642
Category: Computer science
Page: 506
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This book provides an approach to the understanding of Computer Science to the level required for GCE Advanced. The new edition has greater emphasis on computing driven by end-users, mostly involving networked PC's running standard packaged software, and there is new material on the Internet and RAD. Student self-test questions and longer examination type questions are featured, and there are end-of-chapter glossary checklists and points to note.

Physics for Advanced Level


Author: Jim Breithaupt
Publisher: Nelson Thornes
ISBN: 9780748743155
Category: Physics
Page: 727
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This course study guide is to be used with New Understanding Physics for Advanced Level or other physics core textbooks. It aims to help further develop physics skills such as laboratory techniques, mathematical methods and data handling. The course study guide also provides outline solutions to a selection of questions and gives advice on answering all types of examination questions and support for Key Skills.

The British National Bibliography


Author: Arthur James Wells
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English literature
Page: N.A
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Issues in Computer Programming: 2011 Edition


Author: N.A
Publisher: ScholarlyEditions
ISBN: 1464967024
Category: Computers
Page: 314
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Issues in Computer Programming / 2011 Edition is a ScholarlyEditions™ eBook that delivers timely, authoritative, and comprehensive information about Computer Programming. The editors have built Issues in Computer Programming: 2011 Edition on the vast information databases of ScholarlyNews.™ You can expect the information about Computer Programming in this eBook to be deeper than what you can access anywhere else, as well as consistently reliable, authoritative, informed, and relevant. The content of Issues in Computer Programming: 2011 Edition has been produced by the world’s leading scientists, engineers, analysts, research institutions, and companies. All of the content is from peer-reviewed sources, and all of it is written, assembled, and edited by the editors at ScholarlyEditions™ and available exclusively from us. You now have a source you can cite with authority, confidence, and credibility. More information is available at http://www.ScholarlyEditions.com/.

Understanding Computers


Author: Grace M. Hopper
Publisher: West Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780314326089
Category: Computers
Page: 134
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Computer Science

An Overview
Author: J. Glenn Brookshear,Dennis Brylow
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780133760064
Category: Computers
Page: 628
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Computer Science: An Overview is intended for use in the Introduction to Computer Science course. It is also suitable for all readers interested in a breadth-first introduction to computer science. Computer Science uses broad coverage and clear exposition to present a complete picture of the dynamic computer science field. Accessible to students from all backgrounds, Glenn Brookshear and Dennis Brylow encourage the development of a practical, realistic understanding of the field. An overview of each of the important areas of Computer Science provides students with a general level of proficiency for future courses. This new edition incorporates an introduction to the Python programming language into key chapters. Teaching and Learning Experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience-for you and your students. It will help: Develop a Practical, Realistic Understanding of Computer Science: An overview of each of the important areas of Computer Science prepares students for future courses. Fit your Course Preferences: Individual chapters are independent and can be covered in an order that suits your course. Use Python to prepare students for future courses: A new focus on Python provides programming tools for exploration and experimentation. Reinforce Core Concepts: More than 1000 Questions and Exercises, Chapter Review Problems, and Social Issues questions give students the opportunity to apply concepts. Support Learning with Student Resources: The Companion Website www.pearsonhighered.com/brookshear features resources that enhance learning.

The Grid

Blueprint for a New Computing Infrastructure
Author: Ian Foster,Carl Kesselman
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 1558609334
Category: Computers
Page: 748
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"The Grid" is an emerging infrastructure that will fundamentally change the way people think about and use computing. The editors reveal the revolutionary impact of large-scale resource sharing and virtualization within science and industry, and the intimate relationships between organization and resource sharing structures.

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology

Volume 32 - Supplement 17: Compiler Construction to Visualization and Quantification of Vortex-Dominated Flows
Author: Allen Kent,James G. Williams
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780824722852
Category: Computers
Page: 398
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Compiler Construction to Visualization and Quantification of Vortex Dominated Flows.

Rudiments of Computer Science


Author: N.A
Publisher: Academic Publishers
ISBN: 9789380599021
Category:
Page: N.A
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Understanding Control Flow

Concurrent Programming Using μC++
Author: Peter A. Buhr
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331925703X
Category: Computers
Page: 741
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The control-flow issues presented in this textbook are extremely relevant in modern computer languages and programming styles. In addition to the basic control-flow mechanisms, virtually all new computer languages provide some form of exceptional control flow to support robust programming introduced in this textbook. Also, concurrency capabilities are appearing with increasing frequency in both new and old programming languages, and are covered in this book. Understanding Control Flow: With Concurrent Programming Using μC++ starts with looping, and works through each of the basic control-flow concepts, examining why each is fundamental and where it is useful. Time is spent on each concept according to its level of difficulty. Examples and exercises are also provided in this textbook. New programming methodologies are requiring new forms of control flow, and new programming languages are supporting these methodologies with new control structures, such as the concurrency constructs discussed in this textbook. Most computers now contain multi-threading and multi-cores, while multiple processors and distributed systems are ubiquitous — all of which require advanced programming methodologies to take full advantage of the available parallelism summarized in this textbook. Advance forms of control flow are becoming basic programming skills needed by all programmers, not just graduate students working in the operating systems or database disciplines. This textbook is designed for advanced-level students studying computer science and engineering. Professionals and researchers working in this field, specifically programming and software engineering, will find this book useful as a reference.

Computer Science Principles

The Foundational Concepts of Computer Science - For AP® Computer Science Principles
Author: Kevin P Hare
Publisher: KEVIN P HARE LLC
ISBN: 9780692106716
Category: Computers
Page: 200
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Computer science is the world's fastest growing field of study, and this growth is showing no signs of slowing down. As a new field, computer science can seem intimidating, but it should not be scary to learn or difficult to understand. If you have ever turned on a phone or surfed the Internet then you have used a computer and should have a basic understanding of what happens when you click the mouse or touch the screen--and how fast it happens! Computer Science Principles introduces the creative side of computing. Once you've made your way through this book, you'll be editing photos, designing websites, coding JavaScript, and getting organized with spreadsheets--and along the way you'll learn the foundational concepts of computer science. How do computers convert information into ones and zeros and send it thousands of miles in a blink of the eye? What is an IP address? What do TCP/IP, DNS, HTML, and CSS stand for? How can a hard drive store large movies and thousands of songs? How can secrets be sent in plain sight? These questions--and more--are answered in Computer Science Principles.

Fundamentals of Programming Languages


Author: E. Horowitz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642967299
Category: Computers
Page: 450
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" .. .1 always worked with programming languages because it seemed to me that until you could understand those, you really couldn't understand computers. Understanding them doesn't really mean only being able to use them. A lot of people can use them without understanding them." Christopher Strachey The development of programming languages is one of the finest intellectual achievements of the new discipline called Computer Science. And yet, there is no other subject that I know of, that has such emotionalism and mystique associated with it. Thus my attempt to write about this highly charged subject is taken with a good deal of caution. Nevertheless, in my role as Professor I have felt the need for a modern treatment of this subject. Traditional books on programming languages are like abbreviated language manuals, but this book takes a fundamentally different point of view. I believe that the best possible way to study and understand today's programming languages is by focusing on a few essential concepts. These concepts form the outline for this book and include such topics as variables, expressions, statements, typing, scope, procedures, data types, exception handling and concurrency. By understanding what these concepts are and how they are realized in different programming languages, one arrives at a level of comprehension far greater than one gets by writing some programs in a vi vB Preface few languages. Moreover, knowledge of these concepts provides a framework for understanding future language designs.

Improving Computer Science Education


Author: Djordje M. Kadijevich,Charoula Angeli,Carsten Schulte
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113615647X
Category: Education
Page: 152
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Improving Computer Science Education examines suitable theoretical frameworks for conceptualizing teaching and learning computer science. This highly useful book provides numerous examples of practical, "real world" applications of major computer science information topics, such as: • Spreadsheets • Databases • Programming Each chapter concludes with a section that summarzies recommendations for teacher professional development. Traditionally, computer science education has been skills-focused and disconnected from the reality students face after they leave the classroom. Improving Computer Science Education makes the subject matter useful and meaningful by connecting it explicitly to students' everyday lives.

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive


Author: Deborah Morley,Charles Parker
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0538748109
Category: Computers
Page: 792
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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, this text makes concepts relevant to today’s career-focused students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Understanding Computers: Today & Tomorrow, Comprehensive 2007 Update Edition


Author: Deborah Morley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781423906360
Category: Computers
Page: 836
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Give your students a classic, well-rounded introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.