Peter Norton's Introduction To Computers Fifth Edition Student Edition

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9780078264214: Peter Norton's Introduction To Computers Fifth Edition Student Edition

Peter Norton’s Introduction to Computers 5th Edition is a state-of-the-art text that provides comprehensive coverage of computer concepts. It is geared toward students learning about computer systems for the first time. Some of the topics covered are: an Overview of computers, input methods and output devices, processing data, storage devices, operating systems, software, networking, Internet resources, and graphics.

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More than 800 color photos and illustrations.
3-D graphics that provide an illuminating "glass box" view of computers rather than the traditional "black box" view.
Comprehensive, in-depth coverage in 16 chapters and 592 pages, including three all-new chapters on the Internet, computer graphics, and multimedia.
Three new types of feature boxes in each chapter: Norton Notebook, which explores the social impact of technology; Techview, which examines emerging technology; and Productivity Tip, which spotlights technology as a productivity tool.
End-of-chapter visual summaries that incorporate key graphics to reinforce concepts.
Key terms in bold with page references, a key terms list, and a key term quiz at the end of each chapter.
Norton Interactive, a fully networkable CD-ROM that combines animation, compelling graphics, and audio to present instruction, simulations, and interactive student activities for each chapter.

About the Author:

Peter Norton is an acclaimed computer software entrepreneur who is active in civic and philanthropic affairs. He serves on the boards of several scholastic and cultural institutions and currently devotes much of his time to philanthropy. Mr. Norton made his mark in the computer industry as a programmer and businessman. Norton Utilities™, Norton Antivirus™, and other utility programs are installed on millions of computer worldwide. He is also the best selling author of computer books. Mr. Norton sold his PC-software business to Symantec Corporation in 1990 but continues to write and speak on computers, helping millions of people better understand information technology.

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