Publisher description for Concise encyclopedia of computer science / editor, Edwin D. Reilly.

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Counter The Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science has been adapted from the full Fourth Edition to meet the needs of students, teachers and professional computer users in science and industry._ As an ideal desktop reference, it contains shorter versions of 600f the articles found in the Fourth Edition, putting computer knowledge at your fingertips._ Organised to work for you, it has several features that make it an invaluable and accessible reference._ These include: Cross references to closely related articles to ensure that you don’t miss relevant information Appendices covering abbreviations and acronyms, notation and units, and a timeline of significant milestones in computing have been included to ensure that you get the most from the book. A comprehensive index containing article titles, names of persons cited, references to sub-categories and important words in general usage, guarantees that you can easily find the information you need._ _Classification of articles around the following nine main themes allows you to follow a self study regime in a particular area:_ <ul type="disc"> Hardware Computer Systems Information and Data Software Mathematics of Computing Theory of Computation Methodologies Applications Computing Milieux. Presenting a wide ranging perspective on the key concepts and developments that define the discipline, the Concise Encyclopedia of Computer Science is a valuable reference for all computer users.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Computer science Encyclopedias