Encyclopedia of computer science

What sets the Encyclopedia apart from other reference sources is the comprehensiveness of each of its entries. Encompassing far more than mere definitions, each article elaborates on a topic giving a remarkable breadth and depth of coverage. The visual impact of the volume is enhanced with a 16 page...

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Main Author: Ralston, Anthony
Corporate Author: Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Authors: Reilly, Edwin D., Hemmendinger, David
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Chichester, West Sussex, England Wiley 2012
Edition:4th ed
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Collection: Credo Reference - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:What sets the Encyclopedia apart from other reference sources is the comprehensiveness of each of its entries. Encompassing far more than mere definitions, each article elaborates on a topic giving a remarkable breadth and depth of coverage. The visual impact of the volume is enhanced with a 16 page colour insert spotlighting advanced computer applications and computer-generated graphics technology. In addition, the text is enlivened with figures, tables, diagrams, illustrations and photographs
With contributions from over 300 international experts, the 4th Edition contains over 100 completely new articles ranging from artificial life to computer ethics, data mining to Java, mobile computing to quantum computing and software safety to the World Wide Web. In addition, each of the more than 600 articles have been extensively revised, expanded and updated to reflect the latest developments in computer science and technology
The Encyclopedia of Computer Science is the definitive reference in computer science and technology. First published in 1976, it is still the only single volume to cover every major aspect of the field. Now in its Fourth Edition, this influential work provides an historical timeline highlighting the key breakthroughs in computer science and technology, as well as clear and concise explanations of the latest technology and its practical applications. Its unique blend of historical perspective, current knowledge and predicted future trends has earned it its richly deserved reputation as an unrivalled reference classic
Item Description:Previously published: London : Nature Pub. Group, 2000. - Mode of access: World Wide Web
Physical Description:1 online resource (885 entries) 1686 images, digital files
ISBN:0470864125
9780470864128
9781849721608