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eBook Computer Sciences: Macmillan Science Library, 2nd Edition

  • K. Lee Lerner
  • Brenda Wilmoth Lerner
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  • ISBN-10: 0028662253
  • ISBN-13: 9780028662251
  • DDC: 004
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 1400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Computer Sciences is part of the well-respected Macmillan Science Library franchise. This full-color four-volume set is organized in 4 separate thematic volumes covering the following topics: Foundations, Ideas And People---This volume covers the innovators and history of Computer Science in both theoretical developments and practical application of the discipline. Software And Hardware---This volume covers topics from system analysis and design to operating systems and parallel processing. Social Applications---From fashion design to meteorology, this volume covers how the use of computers impacts our everyday lives. Electronic Universe---This volume delves into the Internet and the interconnected, networked society. Also discussed in this volume are artificial intelligence, encryption, and mobile computing.

Features and Benefits

  • Sidebars.
  • Bibliographies.
  • Timelines.
  • Charts.
  • A glossary and individual and cumulative indexes.

Awards

  • LMC/ARBA – Best Resource for Youth (Secondary Grades) 2014

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028662202 | ISBN-13: 9780028662206

Table of Contents

Abacus.
Accounting Software.
Agents.
Agriculture.
Aircraft Flight Control.
Aircraft Traffic Management.
Airline Reservations.
Algol-60 Report.
Algorithms.
Amdahl, Gene Myron.
Analog Computing.
Analytical Engine.
Animation.
Apple Computer, Inc.
Architecture.
Art.
Artificial Intelligence.
Artificial Life.
Asimov, Isaac.
Assembly Language and Architecture.
Assistive Computer Technology for Persons with Disabilities.
Association for Computing Machinery.
Astronomy.
Asynchronous and Synchronous Transmission.
Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM).
ATM Machines.
ATM Transmission.
Authentication.
Babbage, Charles.
Bandwidth.
Bandwidth Regulation and Restriction.
Bell Labs.
Bell, Alexander Graham.
Binary Number System.
Biology.
Boole, George.
Boolean Algebra.
Bridging Devices.
Browsers.
Cache Memory.
CAD/CAM, CA Engineering.
Cell Phones.
Cellular Technology.
Censorship: National, International.
Census Bureau.
Central Processing Unit.
Chemistry.
Chess Playing.
Chip Manufacturing.
Client/Server Technology.
Codes.
Coding Techniques.
Communication Devices.
Compatibility (Open Systems Design).
Compilers.
Computer Assisted Instruction.
Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986.
Computer Professional.
Computer Scientists.
Computer Supported Cooperative Work (CSCW).
Computer System Interfaces.
Computer Vision.
Computerized Manufacturing.
Cookies.
Copyright.
Cover.
Cray, Seymour.
Credit Online.
Cryptography.
Cybercafe.
Cybernetics.
Data Mining.
Data Processing.
Data Visualization.
Data Warehousing.
Database Management Software.
Decision Support Systems.
Design Tools.
Desktop Publishing.
Digital Computing.
Digital Filmmaking.
Digital Images.
Digital Journalism.
Digital Libraries.
Digital Logic Design.
Digital Photography.
Digital Signatures.
Display Devices.
Distance Learning.
Document Processing.
Early Computers.
Early Pioneers.
E-banking.
E-books.
E-commerce.
E-commerce: Economic and Social Aspects.
Economic Modeling.
Educational Software.
E-journals and E-publishing.
Electronic Campus.
Electronic Markets.
E-mail.
Embedded Technology (Ubiquitous Computing).
Entrepreneurs.
Ergonomics.
Ethics.
Expert Systems.
Facebook.
Fashion Design.
Feynman, Richard P.
Fiber Optics.
Fiction, Computers in.
Film and Video Editing.
Firewalls.
FTP.
Game Controllers.
Games.
Gates, Bill.
Generations, Computers.
Generations, Languages.
Geographic Information Systems.
Global Positioning Systems.
Global Surveillance.
Glushkov, Victor M.
Google.
Government Funding, Research.
Graphic Devices.
Gross, Alfred J.
Guru.
Hackers.
Hacking.
Hewlett, William.
Hollerith, Herman.
Home Entertainment.
Home System Software.
Hopper, Grace.
Hounsfield, Godfrey Newbold.
Human Factors: User Interfaces.
Hypermedia and Multimedia.
Hypertext.
IBM Corporation.
Image Analysis: Medicine.
Information Access.
Information Overload.
Information Retrieval.
Information Systems.
Information Technology Standards.
Information Theory.
Input Devices.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Integrated Circuits.
Integrated Software.
Intel Corporation.
Interactive Systems.
Internet.
Internet: Applications.
Internet: Backbone.
Internet: History.
Internet: History.
Intranet.
Invasive Programs.
Jacquard''s Loom.
Java Applets.
JavaScript.
Jobs, Steve.
Journalism.
JPEG, MPEG.
Kemeny, John G.
Keyboard.
King, Ada Byron.
Knowledge-Based Systems.
Laser Technology.
Legal Systems.
Library Applications.
LISP.
Logo.
Magnetic Stripe Cards.
Mainframes.
Marconi, Guglielmo.
Markup Languages.
Mathematics.
Mauchly, John W.
Medical Systems.
Memory.
Memory Devices.
Microchip.
Microcomputers.
Microsoft Corporation.
Minicomputers.
Minitel.
Mobile Computing.
Molecular Biology.
Molecular Computing.
Morse, Samuel.
Mouse.
Music.
Music Composition.
Music, Computer.
Nanocomputing.
Napier''s Bones.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Navigation.
Network Design.
Network Protocols.
Network Topologies.
Networks.
Neural Networks.
Newell, Allen.
Nyquist, Harry.
Object-Oriented Languages.
Office Automation Systems.
Online Privacy.
Open Source.
Operating Systems.
Optical Character Recognition.
Optical Technology.
Organick, Elliot.
Parallel Processing.
Pascal, Blaise.
Patents.
Pattern Recognition.
Personal Digital Assistants.
Peter, Rozsa.
Photography.
Physics.
Pointing Devices.
Political Applications.
Printing Devices.
Privacy.
Procedural Languages.
Process Control.
Productivity Software.
Programming.
Project Management.
Railroad Applications.
Reading Tools.
Robotics.
Robots.
Routing.
Satellite Technology.
Scaling.
Scientific Visualization.
Search Engines.
Security.
Security Applications.
Security Hardware.
Security Software.
Serial and Parallel Transmission.
Servers.
Service Providers.
Shannon, Claude E.
Shockley, William B.
Simon, Herbert A.
Simulation.
Simulators.
Slide Rule.
Social Impact.
Social Media.
Software Piracy.
Sound Devices.
Space Travel and Exploration.
Speech Recognition.
Spreadsheets.
SQL.
SQL: Databases.
Storage Devices.
Supercomputers.
System Analysis.
Systems Design.
Tabulating Machines.
TCP/IP.
Technology of Desktop Publishing.
Telecommunications.
Telephony.
Telnet.
Touch Screens.
Transistors.
Transmission Media.
Turing Machine.
Turing, Alan M.
Twitter.
Urban Myths.
User Interfaces.
Vacuum Tubes.
Video Devices.
Virtual Memory.
Virtual Private Network.
Virtual Reality.
Virtual Reality in Education.
Viruses.
Visual Basic.
von Neumann, John.
Wang, An.
Watson, Thomas J.
Weather Forecasting.
Window Interfaces.
Wireless Technology.
Word Processors.
World Wide Web.
Xerox Corporation.
Zuckerberg, Mark.
Zuse, Konrad.

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Author Bio

K. Lee Lerner

LernerMedia Global

Brenda Wilmoth Lerner

LernerMedia Global