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- Title Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
- Author(s) Alan Freedman
- Publisher: Osborne/McGraw-Hill; 9th edition (September 24, 2001); eBook (2014, Updated Continuously)
- Paperback: 1124 pages
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- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0072193069
- ISBN-13: 978-0072193060
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This desktop encyclopedia contains more than 10,000 terms, which are explained accurately and lucidly. There 800 illustrations that are used to show devices and clarify concepts. The expansive, "encyclopedic" format of the book makes it possible to explain concepts and historical background at whatever length is necessary, as opposed to abbreviated and dictionary definitions. Buzzwords and acronyms are explained and phonetically pronounced, while information on the latest topics and trends in the Internet, graphics, media, and devices is also uncluded.
New terms, Big Data, Cloud Computing, etc. are added continuouslyAbout the Authors
- Computer Hardware, Personal Computers, and the History of Computers
- Computer System, Organization, and Architecture
- Computer Science