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A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science

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A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science
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Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN/ASIN: 013046709X
ISBN-13: 9780130467096
Number of pages: 400

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The book covers concepts and issues in computing that are most relevant to the beginning student, including computer terminology, the Internet and World Wide Web, the history of computing, the organization and manufacture of computer technology, and technology's impact on society. Mixed among these breadth topics are chapters that introduce fundamental programming concepts and skills in a hands-on, tutorial format.

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