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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..


Computer Science A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2016-03-24 | Author : Subrata Dasgupta | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780191053207
ISBN 13 : 0191053201

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 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..


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..


Big Data A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2017-10-23 | Author : Dawn E. Holmes | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780198779575
ISBN 13 : 0198779577

Since long before computers were even thought of, data has been collected and organized by diverse cultures across the world. Once access to the Internet became a reality for large..


Philosophy Of Science A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2002-05-30 | Author : Samir Okasha | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 0191579254
ISBN 13 : 9780191579257

What is science? Is there a real difference between science and myth? Is science objective? Can science explain everything? This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview..


Robotics A Very Short Introduction

Pub Date : 2012-09-27 | Author : Alan Winfield | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 0199695989
ISBN 13 : 9780199695980

Robotics is a key technology in the modern world. Yet, despite these successes, robots have failed to live up to the predictions of the 1950s and 60s. In this Very Short Introducti..