Reviews the history of computer science, discusses concepts, and profiles contributors in the field. Also explores the impact of computers on society, with examples in literature and film to illustrate and support trends. Organized in four separate topical volumes, with articles in each volume arranged A-Z . Includes illustrations, sidebars, bibliographies, filmographies, timelines, charts, and a glossary. For general audiences. 4 volumes.See IBM-PCs; Personal computers PDAs (personal digital assistants), 141-144 criteria for selecting, 142 denned, 198 ... 142-143 speakers, 143 synchronization with microcomputers, 142-143 touch screens, 141, 142, 198 voice recorders, 141 ... 144 medical applications, 143 as PIMs, 141-142, 143 PDF (Portable Document Format), 105 PDP-series computers, 116 ... 166 Pocket Mirror software, 142 Point -and-click interfaces, 145 Pointing devices, 144-148 data gloves, 85 eraserhead anbsp;...
|Title||:||Computer Sciences: Software and hardware|
|Author||:||Roger R. Flynn|
|Publisher||:||Macmillan _ - 2002-06|