'A' Level Computing

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Payne Gallway, 2005 - Computers - 385 pages
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A textbook for 'A' Level computing organised in modular format for new AQA specification.
 

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Contents

Module
2
Classification of Software
8
Bits and Bytes
12
Introduction to Programming
16
Introducing Pascal
20
Table of Contents
23
Iteration Selection
28
Classification of Software 8 marks
30
Data Processing Integrity
141
EntityRelationship Modelling
146
Operating Systems
153
Chapter 34Input Devices
159
Output Devices
172
Module 4
191
Number Bases
199
Assembly Language
206

Module 1
35
Introduction to Programming 16 Chapter 9 More on Selection and Iteration
41
Arrays and Data Types
46
Chapter 11 Procedures and Functions
50
Sequential File Processing
59
Random Access File Processing
63
Queues and Stacks
67
Binary Trees
71
Data Representation
74
Inside the Computer
79
Communication Methods
84
Network Environments
88
Wide Area Networks
91
Module 2
95
Privacy and Data Protection
106
Module 3
114
General Purpose Packages
116
Records and Files
123
File Processing
131
High Level Languages
215
Prolog Programming 1
223
Prolog programming 2
229
Recursion
235
Queues and Stacks 253 Dynamically linked libraries 278
255
Module 5
281
Operating System Classification267 Second normal form Partial key dependence
287
Analysing a System
300
Implementation Evaluation
311
Networking
321
Wide Area Networks
330
The World Wide Web
339
Online Shopping and Banking
345
Artificial Intelligence
354
Appendix
361
Index
379
169
380
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About the author (2005)

Pat Heathcote has worked as a programmer and systems analyst, and has many years of experience in teaching Computing and Information Technology. She has served as an Assistant Examiner with AQA, is on the Subject Committee for Computing and is Chair of Examiners for Edexcel AVCE and GNVQ. She is now a full-time author and publisher.

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