Praise for the previous edition: "...easily understood terms and examples all laid out in a well-organized manner."--Science Books and Films "...a handy reference for budding computer scientists..."--VOYA Computers are more prevalent in our daily lives than ever before, yet many people are unfamiliar with the concepts and technology of computer science. The Facts On File Dictionary of Computer Science, Revised Edition provides more than 2,400 updated and revised, cross-referenced entries that explain such fundamental concepts as hardware, software, and applications. It also defines terms associated with the latest technology and advancements, such as artificial intelligence and palmtop computers. With more than 200 new entries, this dictionary is a valuable resource for new computer users, students, teachers, and computer professionals. Topics covered include: *Adware *BlackBerry *Disk array *Google *List box *Plain text *Spyware *Webcam.Daintith, John is the author of 'Facts on File Dictionary of Computer Science ', published 2006 under ISBN 9780816059997 and ISBN 0816059993.