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Informatics, Paperback / softback Book


The book provides an overview of the basic concepts of informatics.

Dealing with the concerns and issues of digital technology, the text has been written with the objective of introducing students to the tools and applications of information technology, highlighting its use by the digital society.

It creates awareness of the nature of the emerging digital knowledge society and social issues. Organised into six chapters, the book explains the fundamentals of informatics.

It begins with an overview of information technology, explaining the evolution of computers, computer classification, computer hardware and networking.

The book then moves on to the Internet, examining it as a knowledge repository.

IPR, copyright, patents and software license agreements are covered.

The book also highlights and discusses social informatics, e-governance, applications of informatics in various subject areas and futuristic IT. The book is primarily intended as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate students of various disciplines where informatics is prescribed as a core or foundation course.

The book will also be of use to general readers who are interested in the applications of information technology. Key features:Provides updated information as per the course curriculum of many universities. Includes labelled illustrations for clear understanding of the concepts. Chapter-end review questions reinforce concepts to help students prepare for examinations. Presents an extensive glossary of technical terms.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 240 pages
  • Publisher: PHI Learning
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Computing: general
  • ISBN: 9788120349889



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