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Author: Roger Young
Publisher: How Computers Work
Keywords: memory, second, main, processor, work, computers
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2009-04-17
ISBN-10: 1442113987
ISBN-13: 9781442113985

Computers are the most complex machines that have ever been created. This book will tell you how they work, and no technical knowledge is required. It explains in great detail the operation of a simple but functional computer. Although transistors are mentioned, relays are used in the example circuitry for simplicity.Did you ever wonder what a bit, a pixel, a latch, a word (of memory), a data bus, an address bus, a memory, a register, a processor, a timing diagram, a clock (of a processor), an instruction, or machine code is? Unlike most explanations of how computers work which are a lot of an

Author: Roger Young
Publisher: How Computers Work
Keywords: memory, main, processor, work, computers
Number of Pages: 154
Published: 2002
ISBN-10: 1403325820
ISBN-13: 9781403325822

Author: Willis H. Ware
Publisher: RAND
Keywords: essays, vignettes, history, evolution, information, rand
Number of Pages: 100
Published: 2008
ISBN-10: 083304513X
ISBN-13: 9780833045133

This professional memoir describes RAND’s contributions to the evolution of computer science, particularly during the first decades following World War II, when digital computers succeeded slide rules, mechanical desk calculators, electric accounting machines, and analog computers. RAND’s accomplishments included important advances not only in hardware and software but also in analytic techniques that exploited the speed and power of computers. From the beginning, RAND researchers were focused on using computers to improve applied studies that addressed complex, real-world problems

Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: survey, prevalence, virus, computer
Number of Pages: 53
Published: 1998-01-01
ISBN-10: 0788137263
ISBN-13: 9780788137266

Identifies the nature & extent of the computer virus problem in PC-type computers & networks. The survey's scope includes: Intel-based computers (Apple Macintosh computers were not included); North American sites only; & industrial & government business sectors (home & educational sites were excluded). The telephone survey was conducted with 300 end-users which were randomly selected from a list of sites with 500 or more PCs at that site. The sample includes all service & industry SIC codes, as well as Federal, state, & local government.

Author: Charles Doyle
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: federal, related, criminal, statute, laws, fraud, overview, computer, cybercrime, abuse
Number of Pages: 97
Published: 2011-04-01
ISBN-10: 1437944981
ISBN-13: 9781437944983

The federal computer fraud and abuse statute, 18 U.S.C. 1030, outlaws conduct that victimizes computer systems. It is a cyber security law which protects federal computers, bank computers, and computers connected to the Internet. It shields them from trespassing, threats, damage, espionage, and from being corruptly used as instruments of fraud. It is not a comprehensive provision, but instead it fills cracks and gaps in the protection afforded by other federal criminal laws. This report provides a brief sketch of Section 1030 and some of its federal statutory companions, including the amendmen

Author: Juanita Mildenberg
Publisher: National Academies
Keywords: summary, symposium, planning, installations, facilities, computers
Number of Pages: 64
Published: 1994
eBookDB-ID: NAP:14654

Author: Leonard G. Kruger
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: policy, issues, background, names, domain, internet
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2010-10
ISBN-10: 1437927084
ISBN-13: 9781437927085

The Domain Name System (DNS) is the distrib. set of databases residing in computers around the world that contain address numbers mapped to corresponding domain names, making it possible to send and receive messages and to access info. from computers anywhere on the Internet. The DNS is managed and operated by a not-for-profit public benefit corp. called the Internet Corp. for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Contents of this report: Background and History; ICANN Basics: ICANN¿s Relationship with the U.S. Gov¿t.; Affirmation of Commitments; DOC Agree. with IANA and VeriSign; ICANN and the
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