Further Computer Appreciation

Further Computer Appreciation

1st Edition - January 1, 1977

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  • Author: T. F. Fry
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483104249

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Further Computer Appreciation is a comprehensive cover of the principles and aspects in computer appreciation. The book starts by describing the development of computers from the first to the third computer generations, to the development of processors and storage systems, up to the present position of computers and future trends. The text tackles the basic elements, concepts and functions of digital computers, computer arithmetic, input media and devices, and computer output. The basic central processor functions, data storage and the organization of data by classification of computer files, identifying records and coding are also considered. The book discusses as well the systems and management considerations, programming and software, and hardware systems. The text is useful for computer science, computer engineering and computer programming students.

Table of Contents

  • 1 The Development of Computers

    2 Basic Elements and Functions

    3 Computer Arithmetic

    4 Input Media and Devices

    5 Computer Output

    6 Central Processors

    7 Computer Storage

    8 Organization of Data

    9 Programming and Software

    10 Systems Considerations

    11 File Organization

    12 Hardware Systems

    13 Applications

    14 Management Considerations


Product details

  • No. of pages: 208
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Newnes 2013
  • Published: January 1, 1977
  • Imprint: Newnes
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483104249

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T. F. Fry

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