By Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr
Formerly named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been renamed A Dictionary of desktop Science, and completely revised by means of a workforce of machine experts, making it the main up to date and authoritative advisor to computing to be had. Containing over 6,500 entries and with elevated insurance of multimedia, laptop purposes, networking, and private laptop technological know-how, it's a complete reference paintings encompassing all facets of the topic and is as worthwhile for domestic and place of work clients because it is necessary for college kids of machine technological know-how.
Terms are outlined in a jargon-free and concise demeanour with worthy examples the place suitable. The dictionary includes nearly one hundred fifty new entries together with cloud computing, cross-site scripting, iPad, semantic attack, smartphone, and virtual studying environment. advised net hyperlinks for plenty of entries, obtainable through the Dictionary of laptop Science significant other web site, offer important extra info and the appendices comprise helpful assets corresponding to universal domains, dossier extensions, and the Greek alphabet.
This dictionary is acceptable for an individual who makes use of pcs, and is perfect for college students of desktop technological know-how and the similar fields of IT, maths, physics, media communications, digital engineering, and traditional sciences.
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A Dictionary of Computer Science by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, Anne Kerr