Parat Lexikon Computertechnik
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:7/27/1995 - Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
By: A Moeschwitzer
With about 6000 entries and over 300 figures, this lexicon covers in a very detailed and well illustrated manner all the important concepts of computer hardware and software. With regard to hardware, all the fundamental parts of the latest computer systems are covered, from the basic components through functional units to peripherals, as are also computer networks and external mass storage of data. The entries relating to software also include terms from system software, programming language, language for hardware description, and application programs. A full cross-reference system provides a rapid means of obtaining the sought after explanation for a term or concept. The English term is given for each German entry and the lexicon is rounded off with a list of English terms with their German equivalents as well as a list of abbreviations in current use. Those who wish to be conversant on the subject, those who work daily with computers as well as professionals involved in the development of computer systems will find this lexicon to be a compact and invaluable source of knowledge.