Computer Science: An Overview: International Edition

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Students and instructors alike continue to praise the broad coverage and clear exposition that Computer Science: An Overview uses to present a complete picture of the dynamic computer science field. Accessible to students from all backgrounds, Glenn Brookshear uses a language-independent context to encourage the development of a practical, realistic understanding of the field.

The Tenth Edition employs several world-renowned experts in respective fields to ensure that coverage reflects cutting-edge technology and appeals to today’s students. Timely topics such as bioinformatics and artificial intelligence engage students, and the text provides coverage of foundational hardware topics like data representation and storage, machine architecture, and machine language.

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Computer Science: An Overview, Tenth Edition, delivers a solid, comprehensive overview of what computer science is all about. Each topic is presented with its historical perspective, current state, and future potential, as well as ethical issues for students to consider. This balanced, realistic picture helps students see the many opportunities that computing presents for further studies and future careers.

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  • NEW! Chapter on computer graphics (Chapter 10) describes the technology used in video games and today's motion picture industry and provides a foundation for understanding the expanding field of virtual reality.
  • NEW! Numerous leading computer scientists played consulting roles in those chapters specific to their fields of expertise, ensuring that all topics are state-of-the-art and relecant in today's rapidly changing environment.
  • Fully revised lab manuals for C++ and Java™ are available for instructors who would like to incorporate a programming language into their courses. The lab manuals follow the sequence and approach of this book, facilitating hands-on exploration of concepts with C++ and Java.
  • A wide range of topics-- including programming languages, operating systems, algorithms, software engineering, networking, database design, graphics, artificial intelligence, and machine architecture -- are covered.
  • The Companion Website for this book includes a practical exploration of topics, software simulators, and more. Check the front of this book for an access code to this valuable student resource. Six months of access are included with all new copies of this text.

About the Author:

J. Glenn Brookshear is a Professor Emeritus at Marquette University where he taught Formal Language, Introduction to Computer Science, and Theory of Computation. He is the author of the previous editions of Computer Science: An Overview.

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