Computer Science Illuminated
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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 computer’s 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? Thought.
Showing on the abacus, the user clears the five marker (pushes it to the top), pushes 2 onto the bar from below, and increments 1 in the next column. Though this move corresponds to the basic addition operation we do on paper, the abacus user is not thinking about the mathematics. The user is conditioned to execute a specific movement when specific digits are encountered for a specific operation. When the calculation is complete, the user reads the result as shown on the abacus. WWW Bi-Quinary.
Activity of electrical circuits. Specific operations and properties in Boolean algebra allow us to define and manipulate circuit logic using a mathematical notation. Boolean expressions come up again in our discussions of high-level programming languages in Chapter 8. A logic diagram is a graphical representation of a circuit. Each type of gate is represented by a specific graphical symbol. By connecting those Boolean algebra A mathematical notation for expressing twovalued logical functions.
How many acronyms did you recognize? How many did you not recognize? 36. Call the manufacturer of the computer that was advertised in Exercise 35 and get the definitions of the acronyms that you did not recognize. 37. Describe a parallel architecture that uses synchronous processing. 38. Describe a parallel architecture that uses pipeline processing. 39. How does a shared-memory parallel configuration work? 40. How many different memory locations can a 16-bit processor access? 41. In.
We said that we were going to cover top-down design first because it mirrors more the way humans solve problems. As you can see, a top-down 6.3 Object-Oriented Design 163 solution produces a hierarchy of tasks. Object-oriented design is a problem-solving methodology that produces a solution to a problem in terms of self-contained entities called objects, which are composed of both data and operations that manipulate the data. Object-oriented design focuses on the objects and their.