Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive, 15th Edition Front Cover

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow, Comprehensive, 15th Edition

  • Length: 752 pages
  • Edition: 15
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2014-01-28
  • ISBN-10: 1285767276
  • ISBN-13: 9781285767277
  • Sales Rank: #439684 (See Top 100 Books)

Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow gives your students a classic introduction to computer concepts with a modern twist! Known for its emphasis on industry insight and societal issues, this text makes concepts relevant to today’s career-focused students and has increased emphasis on mobile computing and related issues such as mobile commerce and mobile security.

Table of Contents

Module: Introduction
Ch 1: Introduction to the World of Computers

Module: Hardware
Ch 2: The System Unit: Processing and Memory
Ch 3: Storage
Ch 4: Input and Output

Module: Software
Ch 5: System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs
Ch 6: Application Software

Module: Networks and the Internet
Ch 7: Computer Networks
Ch 8: The Internet and the World Wide Web
Ch 9: Network and Internet Security

Module: Business on the Web
Ch 10: Multimedia and the Web
Ch 11: E-Commerce

Module: Systems
Ch 12: Information Systems and System Development
Ch 13: Program Development and Programming Languages
Ch 14: Databases and Database Management Systems

Module: Computers and Society
Ch 15: Computer Security and Privacy
Ch 16: Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Health, Access, and the Environment

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