Chapter One Introduction to Computers

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

1. What Is a Computer?

1.1. Collects data(input)

1.2. Processing

1.3. Produces information(output)

2. The Components of a Computer

2.1. Input Device

2.2. Output Device

2.3. System Unit

2.4. Storage Device

2.5. Communications Device

3. Computer Software

3.1. System Software

3.1.1. Operating system

3.1.2. Utility program

3.2. Application Software

4. Categories of Computers

4.1. Personal computers

4.2. Mobile computers and mobile devices

4.2.1. Notebook computer

4.2.2. Tablet PC

4.2.3. Smart phone

4.2.4. PDA

4.2.5. Handheld computer

4.2.6. Portable media player

4.2.7. Digital camera

4.3. Game consoles

4.4. Servers

4.5. Mainframes

4.6. Supercomputers

4.7. Embedded computers

4.7.1. Consumer Electronics

4.7.2. Home Automation Devices

4.7.3. Automobiles

4.7.4. Process Controllers and Robotics

4.7.5. Computer Devices and Office Machines

5. Elements of an Information System

5.1. Hardware

5.2. Software

5.3. Data

5.4. People

5.5. Procedures

6. Computer Applications in Society

6.1. Education

6.2. Finance

6.3. Government

6.4. Health Care

6.5. Science

6.6. Publishing

6.7. Travel

6.8. Manufacturing

7. New node