Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology

Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology

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A complete lexicon of technical information, the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology provides workable definitions, practical information, and enhances general computer science and engineering literacy. It spans various disciplines and industry sectors such as: telecommunications, information theory, and software and hardware systems. If you work with, or write about computers, this dictionary is the single most important resource you can put on your shelf. The dictionary addresses all aspects of computing and computer technology from multiple perspectives, including the academic, applied, and professional vantage points. Including more than 8, 000 terms, it covers all major topics from artificial intelligence to programming languages, from software engineering to operating systems, and from database management to privacy issues. The definitions provided are detailed rather than concise. Written by an international team of over 80 contributors, this is the most comprehensive and easy-to-read reference of its kind. If you need to know the definition of anything related to computers you will find it in the Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology.(2) a method of concurrency control where locks are placed on database units ( e.g., pages) on behalf of transactions that ... (2) in database systems, a sequential file that stores information about transactions and the state of the system at certain ... A formula C is a logical consequence of F if every interpretation that satisfied J- also satisfies C. See also interpretation. logical data independence the ability toanbsp;...

Title:Dictionary of Computer Science, Engineering and Technology
Author:Philip A. Laplante
Publisher:CRC Press - 2000-12-21


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