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Websters New World Computer Dictionary 10TH Edition

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Comprehensive, authoritative - and user-friendly!

Whether you're a computer novice or a computer professional, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary is one of the most useful references you can buy.

It gives you clear and concise definitions for more than 4,750 up-to-date computer terms, including 250 that are completely new to this edition.

You'll find current coverage of the latest standards and protocols in storage, memory, peripherals, and more-plus updated and expanded information on computer security, legislation, and computer and Internet technology. Cross-referencing throughout directs you effortlessly to related terms and concepts that help you understand more about a given subject and put it into a larger context.

From using e-mail and going on the Internet (attachment, computer virus, cookie, shopping cart) to buying or upgrading a computer (Ethernet, G4, Pentium 4, SDRAM) to boning up on terminology for a computer industry job (Advanced Encryption Standard, timecode editing, virtual private network), this invaluable resource gives you instant flip-and-find access to the information you need-from A (applet) to Z (zip drive).

Synopsis:

With over 4,750 entries, this edition goes beyond the basic definitions by providing the full picture of why a term is important and how it relates to other terms. Everyone--from new users to technology professionals--will want this in their reference library.

Synopsis:

Comprehensive, authoritative - and user-friendly!

Whether you're a computer novice or a computer professional, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary is one of the most useful references you can buy.

It gives you clear and concise definitions for more than 4,750 up-to-date computer terms, including 250 that are completely new to this edition.

You'll find current coverage of the latest standards and protocols in storage, memory, peripherals, and more-plus updated and expanded information on computer security, legislation, and computer and Internet technology. Cross-referencing throughout directs you effortlessly to related terms and concepts that help you understand more about a given subject and put it into a larger context.

From using e-mail and going on the Internet (attachment, computer virus, cookie, shopping cart) to buying or upgrading a computer (Ethernet, G4, Pentium 4, SDRAM) to boning up on terminology for a computer industry job (Advanced Encryption Standard, timecode editing, virtual private network), this invaluable resource gives you instant flip-and-find access to the information you need-from A (applet) to Z (zip drive).

About the Author

BRYAN PFAFFENBERGER, Ph.D., is the author of more than 75 books on personal computing, and teaches technical writing and the sociology of technology at the University of Virginia's Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764524783
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin
Location:
Indianapolis, Indiana
Author:
Pfaffenberger, Bryan
Subject:
Computer Science
Subject:
Reference - Dictionaries
Subject:
Computers
Subject:
Electronic data processing
Subject:
General Computers
Subject:
Computers Reference-Computer Dictionaries
Subject:
General End-User Computing
Subject:
Computers Reference-Beginning and Reference
Edition Number:
10
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Large Print:
Yes
Series:
Webster's New World
Publication Date:
20030431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
432
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » Beginning and Reference
Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Personal Computers » General

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"Synopsis" by , With over 4,750 entries, this edition goes beyond the basic definitions by providing the full picture of why a term is important and how it relates to other terms. Everyone--from new users to technology professionals--will want this in their reference library.
"Synopsis" by , Comprehensive, authoritative - and user-friendly!

Whether you're a computer novice or a computer professional, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary is one of the most useful references you can buy.

It gives you clear and concise definitions for more than 4,750 up-to-date computer terms, including 250 that are completely new to this edition.

You'll find current coverage of the latest standards and protocols in storage, memory, peripherals, and more-plus updated and expanded information on computer security, legislation, and computer and Internet technology. Cross-referencing throughout directs you effortlessly to related terms and concepts that help you understand more about a given subject and put it into a larger context.

From using e-mail and going on the Internet (attachment, computer virus, cookie, shopping cart) to buying or upgrading a computer (Ethernet, G4, Pentium 4, SDRAM) to boning up on terminology for a computer industry job (Advanced Encryption Standard, timecode editing, virtual private network), this invaluable resource gives you instant flip-and-find access to the information you need-from A (applet) to Z (zip drive).

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