Our goal in writing this book is to explain, not just define. We feel you have a right to know how your computer works, not just how to use it. Thus, we cover not only business software, personal computers, and the Internet, but also fundamentals such as computer architecture and binary arithmetic.
This edition adds over 200 new entries, including new coverage of Windows 2000 and substantially increased coverage of UNIX, networking, and Internet commerce, as well as a dozen new illustrations. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Douglas Downing teaches economics and quantitative methods and is undergraduate program director for the School of Business and Economics at Seattle Pacific University. He is the author of several books in both Barron's Easy Way and Business Review series. He is also the author of Java Programming the Easy Way and Dictionary of Mathematics Terms, published by Barron's Educational Series, Inc. He holds the Ph.D. degree in economics from Yale University.
Michael Covington is Associate Director of the Artificial Intelligence Center at the University of Georgia. He is a contributing editor for Poptronics magazine and is the author of Computer Science Study Keys (published by Barron's). He holds the Ph.D. degree in linguistics from Yale University.
Melody Mauldin Covington is a graphic designer living in Athens, Georgia. She is the author of Dictionary of Desktop Publishing (published by Barron's). --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.