• Personal computers
      January 2013

      Adobe Photoshop

      by Bittu Kumar

      We have moved one step ahead in the arena of student and job-oriented books with the CCL, by enhancing our proven pedagogy to bring together the collective knowledge and wisdom of the world of computers. Books published under this series are specifically designed to engage readers, improve computer skills, and prepare themselves for future success. This comprehensive series with step-by-step instructions and relevant screenshots throughout the text enables readers to have a better understanding of computers. Written in simple and lucid language, without technical jargons, each book of this series is accompanied by an interactive CD/DVD with video tutorials. This book makes learning Photoshop a breeze by explaining things in a friendly, conversational style – without technical jargon. After a thorough introduction to the Photoshop program, the book will familiarise you with the fundamental techniques for working in Photoshop CS5 with expert tips and practical advice that you can use every day. Gradually you will delve deep into Photoshop's secrets of how to manipulate images, edit motion-based content, and create image composites, and within a short period master Photoshop. The style of the book is extremely clear, and examples, diagrams, illustrations and step-by-step explanations are supporting the text throughout. This is simply the best reference for designers as well as for casual users of Photoshop.

    • Personal computers
      January 2013

      Desktop Publishing

      by Bittu Kumar

      We have moved one step ahead in the arena of student and job-oriented books with the CCL, by enhancing our proven pedagogy to bring together the collective knowledge and wisdom of the world of computers. Books published under this series are specifically designed to engage readers, improve computer skills, and prepare themselves for future success. This comprehensive series with step-by-step instructions and relevant screenshots throughout the text enables readers to have a better understanding of computers. Written in simple and lucid language, without technical jargons, each book of this series is accompanied by an interactive CD/DVD with video tutorials. This comprehensive guide book on Desktop Publishing will familiarise you with the fundamental concepts and issues related to producing high quality ready to print documents using popular desktop applications such as InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker, Corel Draw, MathType, Flash, etc. The book covers all of the rules about dealing with text, images, colours, and files, so that your documents will always look slick, inviting, and well put-together. You'll learn how to treat your fonts right, how to set up styles for paragraphs and characters, how to flow text around images, how to manage all the tricky aspects of photographs, colours, and objects, how to work with your print shop and so on. The guide includes succinct and expertly illustrated explanations of the basic concepts and terminology of formatting text along with guidelines, tips, and checklists for ensuring a successful print job. This practical guide will help you master the art of creating supremely readable documents.

    • Personal computers
      January 2013

      Comprehensive Computer Learning

      by Bittu Kumar

      We have moved one step ahead in the arena of student and job-oriented books with the CCL, by enhancing our proven pedagogy to bring together the collective knowledge and wisdom of the world of computers. Books published under this series are specifically designed to engage readers, improve computer skills, and prepare themselves for future success. This comprehensive series with step-by-step instructions and relevant screenshots throughout the text enables readers to have a better understanding of computers. Written in simple and lucid language, without technical jargons, each book of this series is accompanied by an interactive CD/DVD with video tutorials. The book is designed to provide you with everything you need for your formal introduction to the world of computers. It's the one book that covers everything that a reader needs to know about computers – Hardware and software of a computer; setting up a new computer; using Microsoft Office and other popular software connecting to the Internet; working with digital media; burning custom CD/DVD; watching movies; managing money online; setting up home networks; keeping PCs running reliably; protecting your PC from spam, viruses, and spyware; cleaning your PC properly, etc. This comprehensive guide uses easy-to-follow steps and screenshots, and clear, concise language to show the simplest ways to get things done with your PC.

    • Personal computers
      January 2013

      Microsoft Office 2010

      by Bittu Kumar

      We have moved one step ahead in the arena of student and job-oriented books with the CCL, by enhancing our proven pedagogy to bring together the collective knowledge and wisdom of the world of computers. Books published under this series are specifically designed to engage readers, improve computer skills, and prepare themselves for future success. This comprehensive series with step-by-step instructions and relevant screenshots throughout the text enables readers to have a better understanding of computers. Written in simple and lucid language, without technical jargons, each book of this series is accompanied by an interactive CD/DVD with video tutorials. This book and CD bundle is an ideal resource for getting comfortable and confident with the new features of and updates to Office 2010. The guide book uses easy-to-follow steps and screenshots, and clear, concise language to show the simplest ways to get things done with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access and Publisher. It covers the basics of Microsoft Office, such as typing in Word, navigating an Excel spreadsheet, creating a unique PowerPoint presentation, configuring e-mail with Outlook, designing an Access database, and much more. When you go through the text you feel like you have an MS Office expert by your side to answer your questions and queries.

    • Personal computers
      May 2013

      Introduction To Computers (with CD)

      by Ms. Shikha Nutiyal

      Introduction to Computers is an effort made with an interactive and hands on approach to communicate the essential aspects of computers. The book targets children of all ages. Interesting fun characters make the learning a fun process for readers. Features of the Book: Assessment Exercises: Each unit of the book contains interesting lesson-end assessment exercise to assess and examine your understanding and grasp over the subject. Computer Trivia: This part of the book gives an interesting outlook of the vast computer world and some factual knowledge regarding computers. Did you know: This portion provides information related to historical aspects of computer world. Developmental features of computers are also highlighted. Hands on Activity: Learning is made a fun process through incorporating hands on activity between lessons. Let's dwell: At the lesson end this section deals with more inquisitive information related to the world of computers and gives you scope of further though process. More to Learn: This additional feature is an add-on knowledge regarding the text being taught. Special Feature: It's an extension to the topic dealt with the lesson. What is Means? Some special terms in the text are defined systematically for better understanding. Introduction to Computers will help children to make computers a handy companion in all real-lif

    • Personal computers
      November 2012

      Introduction To Computers (Hindi)

      by Ms. Shikha Nutiyal

      Introduction to Computers is an effort made with an interactive and hands on approach to communicate the essential aspects of computers. The book targets children of all ages. Interesting fun characters make the learning a fun process for readers. Features of the Book: Assessment Exercises: Each unit of the book contains interesting lesson-end assessment exercise to assess and examine your understanding and grasp over the subject. Computer Trivia: This part of the book gives an interesting outlook of the vast computer world and some factual knowledge regarding computers. Did you know: This portion provides information related to historical aspects of computer world. Developmental features of computers are also highlighted. Hands on Activity: Learning is made a fun process through incorporating hands on activity between lessons. Let's dwell: At the lesson end this section deals with more inquisitive information related to the world of computers and gives you scope of further though process. More to Learn: This additional feature is an add-on knowledge regarding the text being taught. Special Feature: It's an extension to the topic dealt with the lesson. What is Means? Some special terms in the text are defined systematically for better understanding. Introduction to Computers will help children to make computers a handy companion in all real-lif

    • Personal computers
      October 2011

      Computer Ek Parichay

      by V.K. Jain

      The book of computer principles and rules is explained in large simple manner. Computer what type of electronic computers, digital computers, programming techniques, etc. have been detailed introduction.

    • Personal computers
      March 2013

      Comprehensive Computer Learning (ccl) (Hindi)

      by Yogesh Patel

      Comprehensive computer learning series ke antargat chapne wali pustake vishesh roop se pathko ko dhyan me rakhkar taiyar ki gayi hai jisse ki unhe computer ke karya pranali sambandhi koshal me sudhar aur saath hi saath apne bhavishya ko sudharne me sahayta mile. Prastut shrankhla step by step nirdesh aur prasangit screenshots ki madad se pathko ko vyapak roop se computer ki behtar samajh ke saksham banati hai spashtha roop aur saral bhasha me likhi gayi bina takniki shabdjaal ki is shrankhla ki pratek pustak ke saath ek interactive cd sammilit hai. Pustake English & Hindi me uplabdh hai. Prastut pustak me sadharan toor par computer ke bare me sabhi aavashyak jankari prastut ki gayi hai jaise ki Hardware aur Software sambandhi jankari computer set karna Microsoft office aur anya prachalit software ko internet se jodna digital media me kaam karne ke tarike cd ko burn karna movie dekhna paise ka online prabandhan home network setup karna PC ko bharosemand tarike se chalana, spem virus aur spyware se PC ko surakhshit rakhna PC ki thik se safai ityadi. Is comprehensive guide me step by step aur screenshots ki madad se PC se bharpoor madad praapt karne ke sulabh tarike prastut kiye gaye hai aasan shabdo aur spashtha bhasha me.

    • Computing & IT
      January 2018

      Current Trends in Computer Science and Mechanical Automation Vol.1

      Selected Papers from CSMA2016

      by Shawn X. Wang

    • Computing & IT
      January 2018

      Current Trends in Computer Science and Mechanical Automation Vol.2

      Selected Papers from CSMA2016

      by Shawn X. Wang

    • Computing: general
      February 2018

      First Generation Mainframes

      The IBM 700 Series

      by Author(s): Stephen H. Kaisler

      This volume describes several different models of IBM computer systems, characterized by different data representations and instruction sets that strongly influenced computer system architecture in the 1950s and early 1960s. They focused on a common system architecture that allowed peripherals to be used on different systems, albeit with specific adapters. These systems were modular, which made them easy to manufacture, configure, and service. Computing with UNIVAC, they used reliable Williams Tubes for memory, and later introduced magnetic core memory. IBM developed its own magnetic tape drives and magnetic drums that were both faster and more reliable than UNIVAC’s peripherals. The first software systems that could reasonably be called “operating systems” enabled more efficient use of programmer time and system resources. The development of programming languages, notably FORTRAN, and assembly language processors, notably Autocoder, improved the productivity of programmers. In addition, IBM developed one of the finest product marketing, sales and servicing organizations in the world. The legacy of the IBM 700 series is found in their popular successors, the IBM 7000 Series, which will be described in a forthcoming volume.

    • Distributed systems
      December 2011

      European Research Activities in Cloud Computing

      by Editor(s): Dana Petcu and José Luis Vázquez-Poletti

      What’s new in the European research and development area? Cloud computing is a provision model where whatever computing resource that can be thought of (machines, network, software solutions, applications) is provided as a service. This new paradigm has changed the center of gravity of computing in both the academic and industry environments, but despite the considerable efforts and investments, there are critical problems that are not yet solved.The research and development community involved in distributed computing is searching for viable solutions that will increase the adoption of the cloud. This is the case of the collaborative work done by multi-national teams in the context of the FP7 programme of the European Commission. Students, researchers and developers working in the field of distributed computing will find in this book a snapshot of the on-going activities in research and development of cloud computing undertaken at the European level. These activities are organized by the latest hot topics of cloud computing research, which include services, management, automation and adoption.Summarizing, this book will help the reader understand and identify the research and development winds that are pushing the clouds to Europe.

    • Mainframes & minicomputers
      June 2017

      Birthing the Computer

      From Drums to Cores

      by Author(s): Stephen H. Kaisler

      Birthing the Computer: From Drums to Cores examines the evolution of computer systems architecture based on two evolutionary developments: memory technology – magnetic drums to magnetic cores – and CPU technology – transistors. This evolution, exemplified by a number of academic and commercial computing machines, yielded significant performance improvements and more storage leading to more effective utilization. These features would drive the development of programming languages and system software that would enhance the usability of the machines to solve more complex problems in both business, government, and scientific domains. The machines described in this volume represent the leading edge of the transition to second generation computer systems. They introduce a number of key technology concepts in computer architecture and system software that are found in every computer system today, albeit in a more modern form.

    • Operating systems
      April 2019

      Second Generation Mainframes

      The IBM 7000 Series

      by Author(s): Stephen H. Kaisler

      Second Generation Mainframes: The IBM 7000 Series describes IBM’s second generation of mainframe computers which introduced new technology, new peripherals and advanced software. These systems were continuations of the instruction sets of the IBM 700 series with significant enhancements, but supported upwards compatibility that preserved customers’ investment in the earlier series. The use of magnetic cores, fast magnetic tapes and disks, and transistors yielded computation speeds that opened new domains for computation. Programming languages continued to be developed and enhanced, and new ones were developed for specific domains, such as SNOBOL, COBOL, and Macro Assemblers. Robust subroutine libraries for mathematical applications appeared. New operating systems provided many capabilities to programmers for data management and file systems, limited multiprocessing, timesharing, programming language support, and better error handling and control of peripherals. Early concepts in persistent file systems on magnetic disks were developed that changed the nature of job processing. The IBM 7000 series led the way in many innovative concepts that helped to establish IBM as the foremost manufacturer of computer systems. However, the diversity of the models put significant strain on IBM’s financial resources and development teams, which ultimately led to OBM’s development of the System/360 family of machines.

    • Distributed systems
      December 2011

      European Research Activities in Cloud Computing

      by Editor(s): Dana Petcu and José Luis Vázquez-Poletti

      What’s new in the European research and development area? Cloud computing is a provision model where whatever computing resource that can be thought of (machines, network, software solutions, applications) is provided as a service. This new paradigm has changed the center of gravity of computing in both the academic and industry environments, but despite the considerable efforts and investments, there are critical problems that are not yet solved.The research and development community involved in distributed computing is searching for viable solutions that will increase the adoption of the cloud. This is the case of the collaborative work done by multi-national teams in the context of the FP7 programme of the European Commission. Students, researchers and developers working in the field of distributed computing will find in this book a snapshot of the on-going activities in research and development of cloud computing undertaken at the European level. These activities are organized by the latest hot topics of cloud computing research, which include services, management, automation and adoption.Summarizing, this book will help the reader understand and identify the research and development winds that are pushing the clouds to Europe.

    • Mainframes & minicomputers
      June 2017

      Birthing the Computer

      From Drums to Cores

      by Author(s): Stephen H. Kaisler

      Birthing the Computer: From Drums to Cores examines the evolution of computer systems architecture based on two evolutionary developments: memory technology – magnetic drums to magnetic cores – and CPU technology – transistors. This evolution, exemplified by a number of academic and commercial computing machines, yielded significant performance improvements and more storage leading to more effective utilization. These features would drive the development of programming languages and system software that would enhance the usability of the machines to solve more complex problems in both business, government, and scientific domains. The machines described in this volume represent the leading edge of the transition to second generation computer systems. They introduce a number of key technology concepts in computer architecture and system software that are found in every computer system today, albeit in a more modern form.

    • Computing: general
      February 2018

      First Generation Mainframes

      The IBM 700 Series

      by Author(s): Stephen H. Kaisler

      This volume describes several different models of IBM computer systems, characterized by different data representations and instruction sets that strongly influenced computer system architecture in the 1950s and early 1960s. They focused on a common system architecture that allowed peripherals to be used on different systems, albeit with specific adapters. These systems were modular, which made them easy to manufacture, configure, and service. Computing with UNIVAC, they used reliable Williams Tubes for memory, and later introduced magnetic core memory. IBM developed its own magnetic tape drives and magnetic drums that were both faster and more reliable than UNIVAC’s peripherals. The first software systems that could reasonably be called “operating systems” enabled more efficient use of programmer time and system resources. The development of programming languages, notably FORTRAN, and assembly language processors, notably Autocoder, improved the productivity of programmers. In addition, IBM developed one of the finest product marketing, sales and servicing organizations in the world. The legacy of the IBM 700 series is found in their popular successors, the IBM 7000 Series, which will be described in a forthcoming volume.

    • Computing: general

      Introduction to Hacking and Crimeware

      A Pocket Guide

      by Victoria Loewengart

    • Computer hardware

      Greening the Data Center

      Opportunities for Improving Data Center Energy Efficiency

      by George. Spafford

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