Now for available for the first time in the handy paperback Oxford Reference series, the Dictionary of Computing is an authoritative and comprehensive guide of over 4,500 words and terms that span every aspect of computing and related fields. Recently brought up to date to reflect current advances in computer science, the Third Edition offers 550 new entries that provide concise, readable explanations of terms used in microcomputing, networking, and information technology, and pays special attention to new approaches in programming, computer organization and architecture, hardware, and software. Here readers will find everything from "BITNET," "desktop publishing," "hypertext," and "neural net," to "pull-down menu," "transputer," "virus," and "wimp." With its clear language and wealth of instructive diagrams and tables, the Dictionary of Computing should be at the fingertips of every computer user, from beginner to sophisticated professional.
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This very complete dictionary features a list of approximately 6,000 words and defines everything from basic computer concepts to complex network and programming terminology. The reference also includes information on Internet terms, industry leaders, legal issues, security issues, and historical data and lists entries for products, companies, and trademarks. This dictionary is a great reference tool for new computer users, students, teachers, and computer professionals.About the Author:
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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, USA, 1991. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 3. Codice libro della libreria DADAX019286131X
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 1991. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 019286131X