Elements of Informatics



Computer science is a subject in continuous evolution which determines increasingly quick and close technological revolutions: to follow these evolutions is difficult. The matching with the numerous specific professional activities requires continuous updating, also because what is innovative today can become obsolete tomorrow.


Geographical Information System Internet Protocol Random Access Memory Central Memory Virtual Link 
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Further Reading

  1. Brookshear J.G., 2005, Computer Science. An Overview, 8th ed. Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA, p. 576, ISBN-10: 0321247264.Google Scholar
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  3. Heims S.J., 1980, John von Neumann and Norbert Wiener: From Mathematics to the Technologies of Life and Death. The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts Berlin.Google Scholar
  4. Musser J., O’Reilly T., 2006, Web 2.0 Principles and Best Practices, O’Reilly Radar Report, p. 101, ISBN 0-596-52769-1.Google Scholar
  5. O’Regan G., 2008, A Brief History of Computing. Berlin Springer, p. 252, ISBN: 978-1-84800-083-4.Google Scholar
  6. Renaud P.E., 1996, Introduction to Client/Server Systems, A practical Guide for Systems Professionals. John Wiley & Sons, New York.Google Scholar


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  3. Elmasri R., Navate S.B., 1999, Fundamentals of Database Systems, Ed. Benjamin/Cummings Redwood City.Google Scholar
  4. Gallippi A., 2001, Dictionary of Informatics and Multimediality/Dizionario di Informatica e Multimedialità, English/Italian, Ed. TecnicheNuove.Google Scholar
  5. Melton J., Simon A.R., 1993, Understanding the New SQL: A Complete Guide. Morgan Kaufmann, San Francisco, CA.Google Scholar
  6. O’Reilly T., 2005, What Is Web 2.0, Design Patterns and Business Models for the Next Generation of Software.Google Scholar
  7. Rigaux F., Scholl M., Voisard A., 2002, Spatial Databases, with Application to GIS. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, San Francisco, CA.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Research Council of ItalyInstitute for the Electromagnetic Sensing of the EnvironmentMilanoItaly

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