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Title: A DICTIONARY OF COMPUTER SCIENCE
By: Andrew Butterfield (Editor), Gerard Ekembe Ngondi (Editor), Anne Kerr (Editor)
Format: Paperback

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ISBN 10: 0199688974
ISBN 13: 9780199688975
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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 28 January, 2016
Edition: 7th Revised edition
Series: Oxford Quick Reference
Pages: 640
Description: This bestselling dictionary has been fully revised, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative reference of its kind. Providing comprehensive coverage of computer applications in industry, school, work, education, and the home, it is the ideal reference for students, professionals, and anyone who uses computers.
Synopsis: Previously named A Dictionary of Computing, this bestselling dictionary has been renamed A Dictionary of Computer Science, and fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. Containing over 6,500 entries and with expanded coverage of multimedia, computer applications, networking, and personal computer science, it is a comprehensive reference work encompassing all aspects of the subject and is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensable for students of computer science. Terms are defined in a jargon-free and concise manner with helpful examples where relevant. The dictionary contains approximately 150 new entries including cloud computing, cross-site scripting, iPad, semantic attack, smartphone, and virtual learning environment. Recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Computer Science companion website, provide valuable further information and the appendices include useful resources such as generic domain names, file extensions, and the Greek alphabet.This dictionary is suitable for anyone who uses computers, and is ideal for students of computer science and the related fields of IT, maths, physics, media communications, electronic engineering, and natural sciences.
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Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
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