Dale - Computer Science Illuminated 25

Dale - Computer Science Illuminated 25 - xxiv Preface...

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Chapters 10 and 11 cover the operating systems layer . Chapter 10 discusses the resource-management responsibilities of the operating system and presents some of the basic algorithms used to implement those tasks. Chapter 11 deals with file systems, including what they are and how they are managed by the operating system. Chapters 12 through 14 cover the applications layer . This layer is made up of the general-purpose and specialized application programs that are available for public use to solve problems. We divide this layer into the sub-disciplines of computer science upon which these programs are based. Chapter 12 examines information systems, Chapter 13 examines artificial intelligence, and Chapter 14 examines simulation, computer-aided design, and embedded systems. Chapters 15 and 16 cover the communications layer . Chapter 15 discusses various aspects of computer networks, including how they evolved and how they manage the transmission of data. Chapter 16 explores the
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