Computers, communications, and informationMaterial type: TextPublication details: Boston : Irwin/McGraw-Hill, c2000Edition: 7th EditionDescription: 1 v. (various pagings) : color illustrationsISBN: 0072297441; 9780072297447 ; 0071168370 ; 9780071168373Subject(s): Computers | Telecommunication systems | Information technologyDDC classification: 004
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Chapter 1 Overview: The Foundation for Your Future Chapter 2 Processing Hardware: Turning Data into Something You Can Use Chapter 3 Input/Output Hardware: Interfaces Between You and the Computer Chapter 4 Storage Hardware: Preserving Data and Information Chapter 5 System Software: The Director Chapter 6 Applications Software: The User's Tools Chapter 7 Communications Technology: Starting Along the Information Superhighway Chapter 8 The Internet and the World Wide Web: Working Online Chapter 9 Information Systems Analysis and Design: The Systems Development Life Cycle Chapter 10 Software Programming and Languages: Where Your Software Comes From Chapter 11 Information Management: Who Needs to Know What, and When? Chapter 12 Files and Databases: Organizing and Maintaining Digital Data Chapter 13 Advances in Computing: Multimedia, Artificial Intelligence, and Intelligent Agents Chapter 14 Ethics, Privacy, Security, and Social Questions: Computing for Right Living
This 7th edition continues the tradition of providing a rigorous, technology-oriented approach to learning computing concepts. This text is designed with future business professionals in mind, those who need to possess a clear understanding of technology and the ability to utilize it effectively.