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Title: A DICTIONARY OF COMPUTING
By: John Daintith (Editor), Edmund Wright (Editor)
Format: Paperback

List price: £11.99


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ISBN 10: 0199234000
ISBN 13: 9780199234004
Stock: Currently 100 available
Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
Pub. date: 10 July, 2008
Edition: 6th Revised edition
Series: Oxford Quick Reference
Pages: 592
Description: This best-selling dictionary has been revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative reference of its kind. Providing comprehensive coverage of computer applications in industry, school, work, education, and the home, it is the ideal reference for students, professionals, and anyone who uses computers.
Synopsis: This best-selling dictionary has been fully revised by a team of computer specialists, making it the most up-to-date and authoritative guide to computing available. With expanded coverage of networking and databases, feature spreads on key topics, e.g. XML, and the addition of biographical entries, it is a comprehensive reference work encompassing all aspects of the subject. Containing over 6,500 entries -many new to this edition- it is as valuable for home and office users as it is indispensible for students of computing. Recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Computing companion website, provide valuable further information. It also contains coverage of computer terms in industry, school, work, education, and the home, including the Internet, multimedia, networks and databases, and security. Terms are defined in a jargon-free and concise manner with helpful examples where relevant. This dictionary is suitable for anyone who uses computers, and is ideal for students of computing and the related fields of IT, maths, physics, media communications, electronic engineering, and natural sciences.
Illustrations: b&w integrated line drawings
Publication: UK
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Returns: Returnable
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