Computer Science Illuminated, 7/e (Paperback)

Nell Dale, John Lewis



Designed for the introductory computing and computer science course, the student-friendly Computer Science Illuminated, Seventh Edition provides students with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a complete introduction to computing. Fully revised and updated, the Seventh Edition of this best-selling text retains the accessibility and in-depth coverage of previous editions, while incorporating all-new material on cutting-edge issues in computer science. Authored by the award-winning team Nell Dale and John Lewis, the text provides a unique and innovative layered approach, moving through the levels of computing from an organized, language-neutral perspective.

New & Key Features of the Seventh Edition:
• NEW & REVISED - Includes new and enhanced content on:
o Cloud Computing in Chapter 15
o Big Data in Chapter 12
o Smart Speakers in the home in Chapter 13
o Computer and System Security in Chapter 17
• NEW - Includes all new content in Chapter 6, Low-Level Programming Languages and Pseudocode, with updated examples using the Pep/9 machine
• UPDATED - Ethical Issues at the end of each chapter have been updated to delve into current issues and trends, while new Did You Know boxes and updated biographical sketches reflect the latest information in the field
• UPDATED - Aligns more broadly to the AP Computer Science Principles curriculum