Introduction to Computer

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Introduction to Computer by Mind Map: Introduction to Computer

1. Consumer Electronics

1.1. Video recorders

1.2. DVD players and recorders

2. What Is a Computer?

2.1. A computeris an electronic device,

2.2. stored in its own memory

3. The Components of a Computer

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

3.1.1. Input Device

3.1.2. Outp

3.1.3. System Unit

3.1.4. Storage Device

3.1.5. Communications Device

4. Advantages and Disadvantages of Using Computers

4.1. Advantages of Using Computers

4.1.1. Speed

4.1.2. Reliability

4.1.3. Consistency

4.1.4. Storage

4.1.5. Communications

4.2. Disadvantages of Using Computers

4.2.1. Health Risks

4.2.2. Violation of Privacy

4.2.3. Public Safety

4.2.4. Impact on Labor Force

4.2.5. Impact on Environment

5. Categories of Computers

5.1. Personal computers

5.2. Mobile computer and mobile devicec

5.3. Game consoles

5.4. Servers

5.5. Mainframes

5.6. Supercomputer

5.7. Embedded computer

6. Mobile Computers and Mobile Devices

6.1. Mobile computer

6.2. Mobile device

6.3. Notebook computer

6.4. Tablet PC

6.5. Smart phone

6.6. PDA

7. Embedded Computers

7.1. Home Automation Devices

7.1.1. Thermostats

7.1.2. Sprinkling systems

7.2. Automobiles

7.2.1. Antilock brakes

7.2.2. Airbag controller

7.3. Process Controllers

7.3.1. Remote monitoring systems

7.3.2. Power monitors

7.4. ComputerDeviceand Office Machines

7.4.1. Keyboards

7.4.2. Printers

8. Elements of an Information System

8.1. Hardware

8.2. Software

8.3. Data

8.4. DataPeople

8.5. Procedures

9. Examples of Computer Usage

9.1. Small Office/Home Office User

9.1.1. Look up information

9.1.2. Send and receive e‐mail messages

9.2. Mobile User

9.2.1. Transfer information

9.2.2. Play video games

9.3. Home User

9.3.1. Communications

9.3.2. Entertainment

10. Computer Applications in Society

10.1. Education

10.2. Finance

10.3. Government

10.4. GovernmentHealth Care

10.5. Science

10.6. Publishing

10.7. Travel

10.8. Manufacturing

11. Summary

11.1. Basic computer concepts

11.2. Components of a computer

11.3. computer users, and computer applications in society

11.4. Networks