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Understanding Computers: Today and Tomorrow: Comprehensive, 16th Edition

Deborah Morley and Charles S. Parker


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ISBN / EAN: 9781305656314
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Publisher Description

Discover a modern introduction to computer concepts with UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW, COMPREHENSIVE, 16E. Known for a unique emphasis on societal issues and industry insights from respected leaders, this book provides reliable information to help you learn about emerging technologies that may impact the way industries conduct business in the future. You become familiar with exciting technology developments and take a sneak peek at the future of modular smartphones, smartphone driver licenses, robot butlers and other robotic assistants, perceptual computing, smart clothes, 4K video, and emerging networking standards.

Author Biography

Deborah Morley has authored more than ten popular computer textbooks, including UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS: TODAY AND TOMORROW and COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY IN A CHANGING SOCIETY. Professor Morley earned her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Business Information Systems from California State University, Fresno. Today she offers more than ten years of experience teaching at the college level.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to the World of Technology.
  2. The System Unit, Processing, and Memory
  3. Storage.
  4. Input and Output.
  5. System Software: Operating Systems and Utility Programs.
  6. Application Software: Desktop and Mobile Apps.
  7. Networks and Communication Devices.
  8. The Internet.
  9. Security and Privacy.
  10. Information Systems and System Development.
  11. Program Development and Programming Languages.
  12. Databases and Database Management Systems.
  13. Intellectual Property Rights, Ethics, Health, Access, and the Environment. References and Resources Guide. Glossary.

Product Details

Author
Deborah Morley, Charles S. Parker
Short Title
UNDERSTANDING COMPUTERS 16/E
Language
English
Edition
16th
ISBN-10
1305656318
ISBN-13
9781305656314
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
Residence
Exeter, CA, US
Year
2016
Country of Publication
United States
Qualifications
PH.D.
Pages
648
Publisher
Course Technology
Publication Date
2016-02-16
Subtitle
Today and Tomorrow: Comprehensive
Textbook
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