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Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (Hardcover)

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    Praise for the previous edition:
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Praise for the previous edition:
"...an excellent reference resource that is easy to navigate...Highly recommended..." Choice

"Highly recommended." Library Media Connection

"Recommended for high-school, public, and academic libraries." Booklist

Computers play a crucial role in our day-to-day lives. With more than 160 black-and-white photographs and illustrations, Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Revised Edition provides a detailed examination of this fascinating field for students and general readers alike. This necessary update boasts more than 50-percent new material a total of more than 600 updated entries, more than 175 new to this edition, that reflect current information.

Helpful appendixes include a chronology of significant events in computing, a listing of achievements in the field, and brief descriptions and contact information for some important organizations in the computer field. Major corporations and organizations in the computer field are now covered, as well as many new biographies. Further reading sections have been revised and expanded with the latest resources.

New entries include:

  • Ajax
  • Blogs and blogging
  • Bluetooth
  • Censorship and the Internet
  • Cooperative processing
  • Cyberlaw
  • Cyberterrorism
  • Electronic voting systems
  • Fiber optics
  • Identity theft
  • Internet access policy
  • Legal software
  • Mashups
  • Microsoft Corporation
  • Neural interfaces
  • Online job searching and recruiting
  • Phishing and spoofing
  • Podcasting
  • Ruby
  • Ivan Edward Sutherland
  • Virtualization
  • VOIP
  • Wikis and Wikipedia
  • and more.

Author:
Henderson, Harry
Series Title:
Science Encyclopedia
Genre:
COMPUTERS / Computer Science
Audience:
College/higher education
Edition Detail:
Revised
Format:
Hardcover
Pages:
580
Language:
English
Publisher:
Facts on File
Publish Date:
11/01/2008
Copyright Year:
2009
ISBN:
9780816063826
Height:
11.5 in
Wdth:
8.5 in
Thickness:
1.25 in
Unit weight:
3.4 lb
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