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Chapter One Introduction to computer by Mind Map: Chapter One Introduction to computer

1. The Components of a Computer

1.1. A computer contains many electric, electronic, and mechanical components known as hardware

2. What Is a Computer?

2.1. A computer is an electronic device

3. A World of Computers

3.1. Computers are everywhere

4. Objectives Overview

4.1. Distinguish between system software and application software

5. Computer Applications in Society

5.1. Education

5.1.1. Government

6. Examples of Computer Usage

7. Elements of an Information System

8. Embedded Computers

8.1. An embedded computer is a special‐purpose computer

9. Supercomputers

9.1. A supercomputer is the fastest, most powerful computer

10. Mainframes

10.1. A mainframe is a large, expensive, powerful computer that can handle hundreds

11. Servers

11.1. A server controls access to the hardware

12. Game Consoles

12.1. A game console is a mobile computing device designed for single‐player

13. Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices

13.1. Mobile

14. Personal Computers

14.1. A personal computer can perform all of its input, processing, output

15. Categories of Computers

16. Computer Software

16.1. Software

17. Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

17.1. Green computing involves reducing the electricity consumed

18. Networks and the Internet

18.1. A network is a collection of computers and devices connected together,