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Principles of Science: Principles of Information Technology, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1642656968
  • ISBN-13: 9781642656961
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released October 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Overview

Communications technology, also known as information technology, is a relative new field of study but one that continues to grow in importance and reach. This new volume provides readers with a wide-ranging introduction to the field, covering the basic concepts, possibilities, ethical issues, and potential consequences of communications technology. Among the topics the reader will encounter include: Cloud Computing; The Digital Divide; The Mobile Web; Skills Framework for the Information Age; Communications Technology in Education; The ICT Development Index; and Person-Computer Interaction.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Editor’s Introduction.
List of Contributors.
1: Access to Communications Technology.
2: Acoustics.
3: Algebra.
4: Algorithms.
5: Android OS.
6: Application.
7: Artificial Intelligence.
8: ASCII.
9: Audio Engineering.
10: Autonomic Computing.
11: Avionics and Aircraft Instrumentation.
12: Binary Hexadecimal Representations.
13: Biometrics.
14: Camera Technologies.
15: Cloud Computing.
16: Combinatorics.
17: Communication.
18: Communications Satellite Technology.
19: Computer Networks.
20: Computer Science.
21: Computer Security.
22: Computer-Assisted Instruction.
23: Control Systems.
24: CPU Design.
25: Deadlock.
26: Debugging.
27: Demon Dialing/War Dialing.
28: Device Drivers.
29: Digital Citizenship.
30: Digital Forensics.
31: Digital Logic.
32: Digital Signal Processors.
33: Digital Watermarking.
34: Dirty Paper Coding.
35: DOS.
36: Electronic Circuits.
37: Electronic Commerce Technology.
38: Electronic Communication Software.
39: Electronic Waste.
40: Electronics and Electronic Engineering.
41: Encryption.
42: Fiber-Optic Communications.
43: Firewalls.
44: Firmware.
45: Geoinformatics.
46: Graphical User Interface.
47: Graphics Formats.
48: Graphics Technologies.
49: Green Computing.
50: Holographic Technology.
51: Human-Computer Interaction.
52: Image Editing.
53: Information Technology.
54: Integrated-Circuit Design.
55: International System of Units.
56: Internet and Web Engineering.
57: Internet Privacy.
58: iOS.
59: Laser Technologies.
60: Light-Emitting Diodes (LED).
61: Liquid Crystal Technology.
62: Magnetic Storage.
63: Malware.
64: Mesh Networking.
65: Metacomputing.
66: Microprocessors.
67: Microwave Technology.
68: Mirrors and Lenses.
69: Mobile Apps.
70: Mobile Operating Systems.
71: Mobile Web Technology.
72: Motherboards.
73: Multiprocessing Operating Systems.
74: Multitasking Operating Systems.
75: Multithreading Operating Systems.
76: Multitouch Displays.
77: Multiuser Operating Systems.
78: Music Editing.
79: Music Technology.
80: Nanotechnology.
81: Navigation.
82: Neuromorphic Chips.
83: Optical Storage.
84: Parallel Computing.
85: Photography Science.
86: Photonics.
87: Probability and Statistics.
88: Programming Languages.
89: Quantum Computing.
90: Radio.
91: Random Access Memory.
92: Removeable Memory.
93: Risk Analysis and Management.
94: Robotics.
95: Routing and Switches.
96: Signal Processing.
97: Skills Framework for the Information Age.
98: Software Architecture.
99: Software-Defined Radio.
100: Software Engineering.
101: Software Regulations.
102: Software Testing.
103: Sonar Technologies.
104: Speech-Recognition Software.
105: Superconductivity and Superconducting Devices.
106: Telecommunications.
107: Telephone Technology and Networks.
108: Television Technologies.
109: Transistor Technologies.
110: Turing Test.
111: Unicode.
112: UNIX.
113: Video Editing.
114: Video Game Design and Programming.
115: Virtual Reality.
116: Windows Operating System.
117: Wireless Networks.
118: Wireless Technologies and Communication.
119: Workplace Monitoring.
Glossary.
General Bibliography and Further Reading.
Index.