Cambridge International AS and A Level Computer Science Coursebook (2nd Ed.)


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This series is for the Cambridge International AS & A Level Computer Science syllabus (9618) for examination from 2021. Developed by an experienced author and examiner team and written for the international learner, this coursebook provides students with a structured and progressive guide to the theoretical and practical skills required by the syllabus. With an emphasis on developing computational skills, this resource helps build students' confidence in using a range of technology and programming languages. Detailed descriptions of concepts are reinforced with exercises, discussion points, and reflection questions with exam-style and past paper questions. Answers are found at the back of the book for self-assessment.
Introduction; Part 1: 1. Information representation; 2. Communication; 3. Hardware; 4. Processor fundamentals; 5. System software; 6. Security, privacy and data integrity; 7. Ethics and ownership; 8. Databases; Part 2: 9. Algorithm design and problem-solving; 10. Data types and structures; 11. Programming; 12. Software development; Part 3: 13. Data representation; 14. Communication and Internet technologies; 15. Hardware and virtual machines; 16. System software; 17. Security; 18. Artificial intelligence; Part 4: 19. Computational thinking and problem solving; 20. Further programming.