CS for All
by Christine Alvarado, et al.
Publisher: Harvey Mudd College 2013
Number of pages: 311
Our objective is to provide an introduction to computer science as an intellectually rich and vibrant field rather than focusing exclusively on computer programming. While programming is certainly an important and pervasive element of our approach, we emphasize concepts and problem-solving over syntax and programming language features.
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