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Published: 28 January 2016

640 Pages | c.14 figures


ISBN: 9780199688975

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A Dictionary of Computer Science

Seventh Edition

Edited by Andrew Butterfield, Gerard Ekembe Ngondi, and Anne Kerr

Oxford Quick Reference

  • New edition of the bestselling Dictionary of Computing: the most up-to-date reference source of its kind
  • Over 6,500 entries, approximately 150 new to this edition
  • Covers all aspects of computer science; from networking and databases, to the internet and multimedia
  • Contains biographical entries and feature panels on key topics, such as XM
  • Uses jargon-free and concise definitions
  • Provides recommended web links for many entries, accessible via the Dictionary of Computer Science companion website

New to this Edition:

  • Fully revised and updated to include recent advances in computer science
  • Around 150 new entries including cloud computing, cross-site scripting, iPad, semantic attack, smartphone, and virtual learning environment

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