6 edition of Understanding computer resources found in the catalog.
Understanding computer resources
Stephen L. Priest
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||Stephen L. Priest.|
|LC Classifications||R858 .P736 1989|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiii, 303 p. :|
|Number of Pages||303|
|LC Control Number||88063452|
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This is an ambitious book attempting to give you a cohesive understanding of how everything in a computer works. Each chapter involves building a small piece of the overall system, from writing elementary logic gates in HDL, through a CPU and assembler, all the way to an application the size of a Tetris game.
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This book goes into lots of details and is a long, but an interesting read. However, this book will focus on computer networks—connecting computers and having them communicate with each other. Computer Networks A computer network consists of two or more computing devices that are connected in order to share the components of your network (its resources) and the information you store there, as shown in Figure Chapter Two Understanding and Using the Library and the Internet for Research • Defining “The Library” and “The Internet:” An Introduction • Researching in the Library * Books * Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers (Periodicals) * Periodical Indexes * Accessing an Article * Periodicals from Electronic Databases * Some Final TipsFile Size: KB.
Your computer needs you! Without your nimble fingers to give it commands, it will just be something else to clutter your desk. The keyboard, the mouse, and your fingers work together to tell the computer where you want to go for information and to express your thoughts in the documents you Size: KB.Written by the best selling author of New Understanding Computer Science textbook, this book provides concise coverage of all Advanced Level Computer Science specifications.
It is organised in short 'bite-sized' chapters to facilitate rapid learning, making it an ideal revision aid. It would also be suitable as a main text for students taking one year AS Level course.1/5(3).In computer science, concurrency is the ability of different parts or units of a program, algorithm, or problem to be executed out-of-order or in partial order, without affecting the final outcome.
This allows for parallel execution of the concurrent units, which can significantly improve overall speed of the execution in multi-processor and multi-core systems.