Exam1ReviewFall07 - Bus Adm 230 Introduction to Information...

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Bus Adm 230 Introduction to Information Systems Lectures 401, 402 and 403 - Fall 2007 Review Sheet for Exam 1 Exam 1 will be held on Thursday October 4 during lecture class. In order to prepare adequately for the exam you should Have attended lecture classes, Review the class notes for the following topics – History, Introduction, Parts of the Computer; Review podcasts on Analog and Digital, Digital Convergence and The Motherboard ; Read Chapters 1 and 2 in the lecture text The exam consists of approximately 40 multiple-choice questions that are drawn from class lecture, handouts, and your text. PLEASE BRING two #2 pencils to the exam!!! For practice, I suggest you also access the Chapter 1 and 2 Online Study Guides at: http://wps.prenhall.com/bp_evans_techinaction_4/0,12770,3815973-,00.html History of Computing Early machines were mechanical Pascal – mechanical adding machine Charles Babbage and Ada Byron Difference Engine, Analytical Engine Ada Byron’s role as developer of programming language concept Hermann Hollerith Census Bureau competition The Tabulating Machine Company, which eventually became IBM The Generations of modern computer technology - each was characterized by a hallmark technology Computers as electronic digital binary devices Generations: (1) Vacuum tube Audion – ‘switch’ Rear Admiral Hopper - compiler (2 ) Transistor Transistor as switch, amplifier (3)
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course BUS ADM 230 taught by Professor Kasum during the Fall '07 term at Wisconsin Milwaukee.

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