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Unformatted text preview: 33. Distinguish between systems areas and applications areas in computing as a discipline. 34. Define the word abstraction and relate it to the drawing in Figure 1.3. 35. Name four skills that each practitioner should master (according to Peter Denning). 36. Name the six subject subareas of computer science called systems areas that relate to understanding and building computing tools in general. 37. Name the six subject subareas of computer science called applications areas that relate to the computers use as a tool. 38. What does SIMD stand for? 39. What does MIMD stand for? 40. What is the fundamental question underlying all of computing (according to Peter Denning)? 41. What do Joseph Jacquard and Herman Hollerith have in common?...
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This note was uploaded on 01/13/2011 for the course CSE 1550 taught by Professor Marianakant during the Fall '10 term at York University.
- Fall '10