- The Magic of Computer Science
- Auflage: 1., 2021
- Seiten: 128 Seiten
- Abbildungen: zahlreiche Abbildungen, farbig
- Format in cm: 16,0 x 23,0
- Einbandart: ePub/PDF
- ISBN: 978-3-7281-4057-9 (ePub) und 978-3-7281-4056-2 (PDF)
- DOI: 10.3218/4056-2
- Sprache: Englisch
- Lieferstatus: lieferbar
Information Scientist, Computer
Scientist, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Computer
Basics, Big Data, Data Science, Artificial Intelligence, AI, Software
Yet there are many misunderstandings about Computer Science. The reason is that it is a nascent discipline that has evolved rapidly and had to reinvent itself several times over the last 100 years – from the beginnings of scientific computing to the modern era of smartphones and the cloud.
This book gives an intuitive introduction to the foundations and main concepts of Computer Science. It describes the basic ideas of solving problems with algorithms, modern data-driven approaches, and artificial intelligence (AI). It also provides many examples that require no background in technology.This book is directed toward teenagers who may wonder whether they should major in Computer Science, though it will also appeal to anyone who wants to immerse themselves in the art of Computer Science and modern information technology. Of course, not everyone must become a computer expert, but everyone should take advantage of and understand the innovations and advances of modern technology.
About the author :
Donald Kossmann was a professor for computer science at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) for 13 years. He joined Microsoft in 2014, where his mission became to democratize technology and innovate cloud computing.
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