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Title:
Encyclopedia of computer science
Author:
Reilly, Edwin D.
Edition:
Fourth edition.
Publication Information:
London : Nature Pub. Group, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
xxv, 2034 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 29 cm
General Note:
Previous ed.: / Anthony Ralston, Edwin D. Reilly, Caryl Ann Dahlin. London : Chapman & Hall, 1993.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780333778791

9781561592487
Format :
Book

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The fourth edition of this handbook provides explanations of the technology of the late 1990s and its applications, including past, present and predicted future trends in computer science. The work has been completely revised and updated to reflect developments in computer science and technology since publication of the third edition in 1992. Arranged alphabetically, the 660 entries are also classified into sections covering the main themes of computing: hardware, software, computer graphics, information and data, mathematics of computing, methodologies, applications and computing milieu.