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Computer Science

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Computer Science CSC 101

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Chapter 1 notes of what could potentially be on our next exam.
Tools for Computing
James Patridge (P)
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Lauren Jones on Wednesday January 13, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to CSC 101 at a university taught by James Patridge (P) in Winter 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views.

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Date Created: 01/13/16
Chap 1.: Info Technology, the Internet, and You (1/13/16) *Computer is an electronic device that can be used to store and process data.  The Four Major Functions of Computers ­    Input: gather and enter data ­   Process: manipulates, calculates, or organizes data ­   Output: displays data and info ­   Storage: Saves data and info *It inputs data, then processes data into information, then it outputs the  information.  Parts of an Information System ­ People: most important part; the contact is direct and indirect o We use the computer for: entertainment, business, medicine, &  education. ­ Procedures ­ Software: the purpose is to convert data into information; tells the  computer what to do. ­ Two types: system (works with computers only; enables application  software to interact w/ the computer hardware) and application (people  use this) software o System Software has: (1) operating system that coordinates  computer resources, provides the user interface, and runs  applications; (2) utilities that perform specific tasks related to  managing computer resources (e.g. antivirus program); (3) device  drivers which are programs designed to allow input/output devices  to communicate w/ the computer. o Application Software has end­user software and three types: (1)  general­purpose applications, which everyone can use (e.g.  Microsoft Office); (2) Specialized applications, which…; (3)  mobile applications, which is used on phones and tablets. ­ Hardware: Supercomputers (Huge box computers), Mainframe  computers (works w/ many users), Midrange computers (may be used for a big project), Personal Computers (desktop, laptop, tablet, phone) ­ Data ­ The Internet  Personal Computer Hardware o Four Basic Categories  System Unit (the computer modem itself)  Microprocessor  Memory: holds data being currently processed,  temporary storage, contents are lost when the power is  off)  Input/Output (keyboard, scanner/printer, monitor)  Secondary Storage  Communications: these devices (modem) provide PC w/ the  ability to communicate w/ other computer systems; they modify audio, video & other types of data into a form that can be  transmitted through the internet. 


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