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Author Wang, Jingxin, 1963-

Title Introduction to computing applications in forestry and natural resource management / Jingxin Wang
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, 2017
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Contents Cover; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; Preface ; Author ; Section I: Foundations ; Chapter 1: Fundamental Computing Concepts ; 1.1 Computer Operating Systems ; 1.2 Brief History of Operating Systems ; 1.3 Types of Operating Systems
1.4 Major Operating System Responsibilities 1.4.1 User Interface ; 1.4.2 Device Management ; 1.4.3 Time Management ; 1.4.4 Memory Management ; 1.4.5 File Management ; 1.5 Computer Resources and File Systems ; 1.5.1 Computer Resources ; 1.5.2 File Systems
1.5.2.1 File Attributes or Properties 1.5.2.2 File Operations ; 1.5.2.3 File Types and Naming ; 1.5.2.4 Directory Structure ; Class Exercises ; References ; Chapter 2: Programming Languages and Software Engineering ; 2.1 Programming Languages ; 2.2 Object-Oriented Programming
2.2.1 C and C++ 2.2.2 Visual Basic .NET ; 2.3 Software Engineering ; 2.4 Example of Forest Harvesting Simulator Design ; 2.4.1 System Design ; 2.4.2 Functional Requirements ; 2.4.2.1 Specification Document ; Class Exercises ; References
Section II: Data Manipulation and Analysis Chapter 3: Elementary Data Manipulation Using Excel ; 3.1 Excel Formulas ; 3.1.1 Operators in Formulas ; 3.1.2 Entering Formulas ; 3.1.3 Referencing Cells Outside the Worksheet ; 3.1.4 Relative versus Absolute References
Summary "Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is designed for both undergraduate and graduate students in forestry and natural resources. It introduces state-of-the-art applications for several of the most important computer technologies in terms of data acquisition, data manipulation, basic programming techniques, and other related computer and Internet concepts and applications. This book consists of six parts and 19 chapters."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Forest management -- Problems, exercises, etc
Forest management -- Computer programs.
Forest management -- Data processing
Natural resources -- Management -- Problems, exercises, etc
Natural resources -- Management -- Data processing
Forest management -- Computer programs.
Forest management -- Data processing.
Forest management.
GARDENING -- Fruit.
Natural resources -- Management -- Data processing.
Natural resources -- Management.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Genre/Form Problems and exercises.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1315226170
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9781315226170
9781351849326
9781351849333
9781351849340