The reference of choice for everyone who works with computers, it is the only single-volume reference to cover the entire field of computer science. The new edition is fully revised & includes almost 175 totally new articles covering areas of computer science that did not exist or were of little importance ten years ago. Encompassing the who, what, when, where, & why of computer science & technology - including all major computing systems, distributed computing environments, & new software (e.g. window environments) - this book covers it all. Van Nostrand Reinhold, 115 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003. 1-212-254-3232, 1-800-842-3636.Ralston, Anthony is the author of 'Encyclopedia of Computer Science & Engineering' with ISBN 9780442276799 and ISBN 0442276796.