Introduction to Computer Information Systems
Publisher: Wikibooks 2013
Today's world runs on computers. Just about every aspect of modern life involves a computer in some way or another. This is an open educational resource to supplement course materials for an undergraduate college credit course in Computer Information Systems.
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by Subhashis Banerjee, S. Arun Kumar
The text intended for first year students with some prior elementary background in programming. It covers problem formulation, the design of an algorithm, and the design of a program from an algorithm through a process of step-wise refinement.
- National Academies Press
There has always been access to more information than humans can handle, but the difference now lies in the ubiquity of the Internet, and the incredible speed with which anyone with a computer participates in seemingly infinite information exchange.
by Alan Freedman - computerlanguage.com
This desktop encyclopedia contains more than 10,000 terms, which are explained accurately and lucidly. The expansive, 'encyclopedic' format of the book makes it possible to explain concepts and historical background at whatever length is necessary.
by Roy A. Allan - Allan Publishing
A history of the personal computer revolution. Early personal computing, the 'first' personal computer, invention of the microprocessor and the first microcomputer are detailed. It also traces the evolution from the software hacker to the Internet.