Principles of Computer Science provides students with an overview of the fundamentals of this popular field. Designed to provide users with a solid, accessible understanding of the terminology, concepts, and versatility of Computer Science, this title offers a full glossary, helpful visuals, and multiple resources for further study. This reference work begins with an introduction to the discipline with a discussion on technological advancement leading to the computer's development from Vacuum Tubes to Digital Processors, including a comprehensive timeline, Nobel Notes on the importance of discoveries in physics, and other accomplishments by key figures in the field.
CRA’s mission is to enhance innovation by joining with industry, government and academia to strengthen research and advanced education in computing. CRA executes this mission by leading the computing research community, informing policymakers and the public, and facilitating the development of strong, diverse talent in the field.