Dictionary of computing and communicationsMaterial type: TextPublication details: New York : McGraw-Hill, c2003Description: xi, 446 pISBN: 0071421785; 9780071421782Subject(s): Computer science | Telecommunication | EngineeringDDC classification: 004.03 Online resources: Click here to access online | Click here to access online | Click here to access online
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PrefaceStaffHow to Use the DictionaryFields and Their ScopePronunciation KeyA-Z TermsAppendixEquivalents of commonly used units for the U.S. Customary System and the metric systemConversion factors for the U.S. Customary System, metric system, and International SystemMathematical notationSchematic electronic symbolsPartial family tree of programming languagesASCII codeElectromagnetic spectrumRadio spectrumMicrowave frequency bands
Written in language understandable to the general reader, yet in-depth enough for scientists, educators and advanced students, the book features 11,000 entries encompassing the language of computer science, information technology, and communications; includes synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations; provides pronunciations for all terms; and covers such topics as computer science, communications, and aerospace.