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The Computer A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2011-11-24 | Author : Darrel Ince | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199586592
ISBN 13 : 0199586594

Discusses the basic components of computers; how increasingly miniature parts have led to products, applications, and networks that solve problems; the issues that increased connec..


Computer Science A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2016-03-07 | Author : Subrata Dasgupta | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198733461
ISBN 13 : 0198733461

Over the past sixty years, the spectacular growth of the technologies associated with the computer is visible for all to see and experience. Yet, the science underpinning this tech..


The Computer

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0191777897
ISBN 13 : 9780191777899

Computers have changed so much since the room-filling, bulky magnetic tape running monsters of the mid 20th century. They now form a vital part of most people's lives. And they are..


Networks A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-10-25 | Author : Guido Caldarelli | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199588077
ISBN 13 : 0199588074

Networks are involved in many aspects of everyday life, from food webs in ecology and the spread of pandemics to social networking and public transport. This Very Short Introductio..


Information A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2010-02-25 | Author : Luciano Floridi | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199551378
ISBN 13 : 0199551375

Luciano Floridi unpacks this fundamental concept - what information is, how it is measured, its value and meaning - cutting across the sciences and humanities, from DNA to the Inte..


Statistics A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2008-10-23 | Author : David J. Hand | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191578922
ISBN 13 : 0191578924

Modern statistics is very different from the dry and dusty discipline of the popular imagination. In its place is an exciting subject which uses deep theory and powerful software t..


Cryptography A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2002-05-30 | Author : Fred Piper | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191577758
ISBN 13 : 0191577758

This book is a clear and informative introduction to cryptography and data protection - subjects of considerable social and political importance. It explains what algorithms do, ho..