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Problem Solving for Information Processing

Problem Solving for Information Processing - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130255990

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ISBN13: 978-0130255990
ISBN10: 0130255998
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No

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Problem Solving for Information Processing - 02 edition

ISBN13: 978-0130255990

Maureen Sprankle

ISBN13: 978-0130255990
ISBN10: 0130255998
Edition: 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2002
International: No
Summary

This book presents problem-solving techniques for word processing, graphics, presentation graphics, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, and relational database management systems, and discusses the integration and automation of these applications. Application concepts, guidelines for problem design, and specialized planning guides for problem development are presented. Case studies and examples are presented in selected chapters. Problems for personal or business applications are found at the end of each chapter.

Suitable for applications, problem solving for applications, or information processing courses, Problem Solving for Information Processing is organized into six units.

  • General Concepts of Problem Solving for Information Processing
  • Graphics and Design
  • Word Processing and Desktop Publishing
  • Spreadsheets
  • Database Management Systems
  • Integration and Automation

Table of Contents

I. GENERAL CONCEPTS OF PROBLEM SOLVING FOR INFORMATION PROCESSING.

1. Introduction to Problem Solving.
2. Introduction to Computer Software.
3. Commonalties and Problems with Applications.

II. GRAPHICS AND DESIGN.

4. Design Concepts.
5. Graphics Concepts and Tools.
6. Presentation Graphics.
7. Presentation Graphics Case Studies.

III. WORD PROCESSING AND DESKTOP PUBLISHING.

8. Word-Processing Concepts and Tools.
9. Case Studies for a Word Processor.
10. Desktop Publishing Concepts and Tools.
11. Case Studies for a Desktop Publisher.

IV. SPREADSHEETS.

12. Mathematical Concepts and Functions for Spreadsheets.
13. Spreadsheet Concepts.
14. Spreadsheets Case Studies.

V. RELATIONAL DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS.

15. Concepts of Relational Database Management Systems.
16. Relational Database Management Systems Case Studies.

VI. PROGRAMMING FOR APPLICATIONS.

17. Integrating Applications for Information Processing.
18. Programming Concepts.
19. Event-Driven Object-Oriented Programming.
20. Connectivity.
Appendix A: ASCII Code.
Appendix B: Planning Guides.
Appendix C: Otto the Robot.
Glossary.
Index.

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