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The Computer Glossary: The Complete Illustrated Desk Reference/Book and Disk
Alan Freedman
0814478700


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Book Review
The seventh edition is substantially expanded with over 6,000 computer terms. This dictionary covers basic computer vocabulary, graphics and multimedia terminology, and a sampling of cyberslang and Internet terms, plus programming, networking, UNIX, and PC jargon. Profiles on industry leaders and historic happenings make this glossary interesting as well as useful. Definitions are tailored to the type of word. Basic terms are defined in layman's language while the specific technical jargon is defined with more technical terms. Comprehensive cross-referencing gives you quick access to what you're looking for. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From Library Journal
With each new technological development, a new vocabulary springs up and...


Computer Glossary

0878913475
Dec 2000
Hardcover
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Computer Architecture: A Quantitative Approach (3rd Edition)
John L. Hennessy
1558605967
June 2002
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description


This best-selling title, considered for over a decade to be essential reading for every serious student and practitioner of computer design, has been updated throughout to address the most important trends facing computer designers today. In this edition, the authors bring their trademark method of quantitative analysis not only to high performance desktop machine design, but also to the design of embedded and server systems. They have illustrated their principles with designs from all three of these domains, including examples from consumer electronics, multimedia and web technologies, and high performance computing.


The book retains its highly rated features: Fallacies and Pitfalls, which share the hard-won lessons of real designers; Historical Perspectives, which provide a deeper look at computer...



Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors
American Medical Association
0683402064
November 1997
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
...the standard reference for many publishers in the medical and scientific communities...now includes a complete glossary of publishing terms along with an extensive section devoted to writing/publishing-related resources.

Book Info
Manual of guidelines for medical writing. Outline format. DNLM: Writing.


The Internet Glossary and Quick Reference Guide
Alan Freedman, et al
0814479790


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Book Review
Computer lingo seems to be expanding about as fast as the Internet itself. The authors of this book provide an aid for those at risk of getting lost in the language. That includes everybody with a nontechnical background who suddenly has to do more than simply log on and check e-mail.

Those who find they must deal with their company's Internet sites or in-house intranets will find this work invaluable in communicating with technical people, whether on their own staff or from vendors. This is quite helpful when it's important to know that the techie talking about ATM isn't discussing getting money from the automated teller machine but making data move across the network in Asynchronous Transfer Mode.

But Freedman and the Glossbrenners do more than provide definitions of the terms an Internet user or administrator is...



Visual Effects in A Digital World: A Comprehensive Glossary of over 7,000 Visual Effects Terms (The Morgan Kaufmann Series in Computer Graphics)
Karen Goulekas
0122937856
August 22, 2001
Paperback
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Book Review
If you call yourself a computer graphics professional but aren't sure of the meaning of cukaloris, Lambertian reflection, or umbra, you might want to pick up a copy of Visual Effects in a Digital World: A Comprehensive Glossary of over 7,000 Visual Effects Terms. Educational, fun, and historically fascinating, this is one of those books that every pixel monkey should have on his or her shelf.

If you've ever wondered what, exactly, rotoscope means (it has three different meanings) or what to eat with a "metaball," this book is for you. Chock full of interesting tidbits and a 32-page color gallery of examples, this is probably one of the more interesting technical dictionaries you'll ever have the pleasure of looking through.

Perhaps you know the difference between an array and an Arri, but...



New York Times Guide to Essential Knowledge: A Desk Reference for the Curious Mind
New York Times
0312313675
November 2004
Hardcover
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Bill Bryson, author of A Short History of Nearly Everything
"I wish I'd had this book 25 years ago. It is certain to become an indispensable tool for fact fanatics."

Review
"I wish I'd had this book 25 years ago. It is certain to become an indispensable tool for fact fanatics." --Bill Bryson, author of A Short History of Nearly Everything

"In short, this is the largest, most up-to-date and affordable one volume desk reference available today and is an absolute must for every home, dorm room and library." -- Tucson Citizen


Using Moodle
Jason Cole (Editor)
0596008635
July 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Developed by an extremely active open source community, Moodle is a sophisticated course management system that's ideal for creating dynamic online learning communities and for supplementing face-to-face learning. Used in more than 115 countries and supporting over 60 languages, Moodle can scale from a single-teacher site to a 40,000- student university. Teachers who use Moodle have access to an array of powerful tools such as assignments, forums, journals, quizzes, surveys, chat rooms, and workshops. Using Moodle is a comprehensive, hands-on guide that explains how the system works, with plenty of examples and best practices for its many features and plug-in modules. Authored by a member of the Moodle community, this authoritative book also exposes little-known but powerful hacks for more technically...


Lan Tutorial With Glossary of Terms: A Complete Introduction to Local Area Networks (Lan Networking Library)
Editors of Lan Magazine, Steve Steinke (Editor)
0879303794
April 1996
Paperback
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CCNA 1 & 2 Companion Guide (Cisco Networking Academy Program)
Staff of Cisco Systems
1587131501
July 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
The only authorized textbook for the Cisco Networking Academy Program This revised and expanded edition, which has 1:1 chapter-to-online module alignment, contains many learning aids that have been redesigned to help you reinforce the material in the course, focus on important concepts, and organize your study time for exams. Chapter Objectives are stated as questions at the beginning of each chapter. The objectives cover only the topics that are critical to passing the certification exam. The question format encourages you to think about finding the answers as you read through the chapter's content. Additional Topics of Interest is a new feature that indicates related information provided in the chapter that is not pertinent to pass the certification exam but would certainly be worthy to know on the job. ...


Every Manager's Guide to Information Technology: A Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts for Today's Business Leader
Peter G. W. Keen
0875845711


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From Library Journal
The author indicates that CEOs need an understanding of the essentials of information technology (IT), and the terms in this guide are certainly selective. However, most business managers attempting to get a handle on specific concepts for his/her area will be disconcerted by the "discussion" method employed here rather than a straightforward definition of terms and concepts. The reader would have to have some knowledge of IT to use even those terms that were defined. Not recommended.- V.A. Munch, Montville Twp . P.L., Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

From Booklist
Currently, advice on improving organization and competing better emphasizes the so-called lean or downsized company. But...


Dreamweaver 8 For Dummies
Janine Warner
0764596497
October 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
Publishing in conjunction with the release of the next version of Dreamweaver, this book offers a friendly introduction to this sophisticated program that is noted for its advanced features, such as the capability to seamlessly move between visual and HTML modes Covers the key features of Dreamweaver, including how to design a well-planned site, coordinate the design work, and add graphics Addresses using Cascading Style Sheets, adding interactivity, working with multimedia files, building a dynamic site, bringing data into the site, and more The companion Web site features links to trial versions of several software programs, templates to make building a site quicker and easier, sample Flash animations, a glossary of Dreamweaver lingo, all the examples provided in the book, and more ...


Digital Photographic Imaging Glossary
Phil Taylor
1553692535
February 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
Digital photography can be a simple undertaking or very complex if you allow it to be. My choice was to refer to as many sources of information as were available. Along with courses, tutorials and other forums, this glossary is an ideal companion as you venture into this new field of photography and imaging. The terminology associated with digital imaging is used in a variety of fields to express similar concepts. To prevent misunderstandings it is essential to clarify concepts and establish definitions - definitions that are thorough, uncomplicated and easily understood. This book does not replace your user manual for your software or hardware. This glossary does not contain (commercial) software related terminology. This is appropriate as it simplifies things into two distinct categories: your manuals and this...


UML for the IT Business Analyst: A Practical Guide to Object-Oriented Requirements Gathering
Howard Podeswa
1592009123
May 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
The IT Business Analyst is one of the fastest growing roles in the IT industry. Business Analysts are found in almost all large organizations and are important members of any IT team whether in the private or public sector. ?UML for the IT Business Analyst? provides a clear, step-by-step guide to how the Business Analyst can perform his or her role using state-of-the-art object-oriented technology. Business analysts are required to understand object-oriented technology although there are currently no other books that address their unique needs as non-programmers using this technology. Assuming no prior knowledge of business analysis, IT, or object-orientation, material is presented in a narrative, chronological, hands-on style using a real-world case study. Upon completion of ?UML for the IT Business Analyst,? you...


The Latest Word 2001, A Glossary of Healthcare Technology Terms [DOWNLOAD: ADOBE READER]
Healthcare Informatics
B00005V7M8
April 2001
Digital
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Carrier Grade Voice over IP
Daniel Collins
0071406344
September 2002
Paperback
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Book Description
In 2002 voice over IP will constitute more than 25% of all long distance voice calls, according to Network World. That's more than a 30% ramp-up from 2001. The emergence of SIP, MPLS and new quality of service tools is making carrier grade voice over IP a service reality, and a potentially huge margin booster and revenue driver for service providers.The first edition of Carrier Grade Voice over IP played a roll in VoIP growth, in less than year becoming an essential tool for carriers working to provide high quality IP telephony. This new edition vastly updates the SIP chapter, details MPLS, and takes the explanations of the previous edition a step further in a final chapter that shows, step by step, how to design working VoIP networks.

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IEEE Standard Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology/IEEE Std 610.12-1990

155937067X
January 1991
Paperback
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Telecommunications, Networking and Internet Glossary (Lita Monographs, No 4)
George S. Machovec
0838976972
December 1993
Paperback
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Pentium Chronicles: The People, Passion, and Politics behind Intel's Landmark Chips
Robert P. Colwell
0471736171
December 2005
Paperback
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Review
"…an anecdotal account of its development from someone who was in on it from the start…there is something there for everyone about life in a large organization." (Cool Tech Reviews, March 6, 2006)

"Such a perfect miscellany of…experiences finely blended with humor and reality is a sumptuous feast for engineers and project managers…marvelous piece of computer history." (TechBulletin, February 10, 2006)

"This particular book on the genesis of Intel's groundbreaking P6 programme of the early 1990s...gives us some worthwhile pointers...a worthy book, and worth a recommendation..." (TechWorld, February 7, 2006)

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IEEE Standard Computer Dictionary: A Compilation of IEEE Standard Computer Glossaries : 610

1559370793
January 1991
Hardcover
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Who Moved My Soap : The CEO's Guide to Surviving in Prison
Andy Borowitz
0743251423
June 2003
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
New Yorker and NPR humorist Borowitz, author of the stock-market populism spoof The Trillionaire Next Door, sends up both corporate criminals and business literature in this rather funny book. With tongue firmly in cheek, Borowitz distills platitudes from countless business and leadership manuals and applies them to the context of the maximum security penitentiary. All the cliches are there: the leadership slogans (incarcerated CEO's should "be proactive" by starting riots instead of waiting to be made the cellblock bitch); the relentless positive thinking ("you'll emerge from your time in the joint more productive, more innovative, and millions of dollars wealthier than you were on the day the prison guard first checked you for lice"); the self-improvement schemas ("the Seven Habits of Highly Effective...

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