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Title Details:
The meaning and the scope of the Information Society
Authors: Paraskevas, Michail
Reviewer: Syrmakesis, Spyros
Subject: MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE > COMPUTER SCIENCE > ARCHITECTURE AND ORGANIZATION
MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE > COMPUTER SCIENCE > SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT FUNDAMENTALS
MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE > COMPUTER SCIENCE > OPERATING SYSTEMS > OVERVIEW OF OPERATING SYSTEMS
MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE > COMPUTER SCIENCE > OPERATING SYSTEMS > OPERATING SYSTEM PRINCIPLES
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > ELECTRONIC PHYSICS - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY > TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES AND ENGINEERING > ELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING > INTEGRATED CIRCUITS DESIGN
Keywords:
Information Society
Operating Systems
Computer Architecture
ICT
Computer Generations
Informatics
Informatic Technology
Software
Hardware
Integrated Circuits
Personal Computers
Central Processing Unit
Memory
Peripherals
Description:
Abstract:
The chapter is introductory and aims to create the necessary learning background basic concepts and definitions.

Specifically, the chapter negotiates the following topics:
• Definition of the term "Information Society"
• Brief presentation of historical information of evolution.
• Report on the types and uses of modern computers (desktop, notebook, esnomatomenoi, etc.).
• Detailed reference to the architecture of the H / Y, which includes the basic concepts of architectural design.
• Presentation of "hardware" and "software"
• Detailed reference to the operating system, which includes a brief presentation of the historical development of OS, basic concepts, structure and categories of OS.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1 The meaning and scope of the Information Society
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Brief history
1.2.1 First generation 1945-1955: Vacuum Tubes and link tables
1.2.2 Second generation 1955-1965: Transistors replace lamps
1.2.3 Third generation, 1965-1980: integrated circuits and multiprogramming
1.2.4 Fourth generation 1980-present: Personal computers and networking
1.3 Informatics: The Computer Science
1.3.1 General characteristics of computers
1.3.2 The categories of computers
1.4 The components of a computer
1.4.2 Material
1.5 Operating systems
1.6 An initial impact assessment
1.7 The meaning and scope of the Information Society
1.8 References and Bibliography
1.8.1 References
1.8.2 Bibliography
1.9 Evaluation Criteria
Linguistic Editors: Xifara, Foteini
Technical Editors: Tsemperlidou, Melpomeni
Graphic Editors: Stasinou, Stavroula
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 15-12-2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/389
Bibliographic Reference: Paraskevas, M. (2015). The meaning and the scope of the Information Society [Chapter]. In Paraskevas, M., Asimakopoulos, G., & Triantafyllou, V. 2015. Information Society [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/11419/389
Language: Greek
Consists of: 1. The meaning and the scope of the Information Society: Full text questions
2. The meaning and the scope of the Information Society: Multiple choice questions
Is Part of: Information Society
Version: 1st edition
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions