- Subject(s):Computer Science
- Qualification:Cambridge AS and A Level
- Author(s):Tony Piper
- Available from: July 2020
This series is for the Cambridge International AS & A Level Computer Science syllabus (9618) for examination from 2021.
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Developed by an experienced author and examiner team, this revision guide accompanies the coursebook and is written for the Cambridge International AS & A Level Computer Science syllabus (9618). It encourages students to practise their skills to help prepare them for the examination. The guide provides all the explanations to concepts that students have learnt throughout the course with a wealth of extra practice opportunities. Answers to questions are at the back of the book, so students are free to study in their own time.
Revision learning objectives for each chapter
Examples and exercises in the three accepted programming languages give students the opportunity to practise further with their preferred language.
Exam-style and past paper questions for a range of revision practice
Answers at the back of the book
- 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
- 9. Algorithm design and problem-solving
- 10. Data types and structures
- 11. Programming
- 12. Software development
- 13. Data representation
- 14. Communication and internet technologies
- 15. Hardware and virtual machines
- 16. System software
- 17. Security
- 18. Artificial Intelligence (AI)
- 19. Computational thinking and problem solving
- 20. Further programming - programming paradigms overview: low level and declarative paradigms
- 21. Further programming – procedural
- 22. Further Programming – object oriented
- 23. Further Programming – files and processing.
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