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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by Carol Critchlow, David Eck - Hobart and William Smith Colleges
The book covers material on logic, sets, and functions that would often be taught in a course in discrete mathematics. The second part covers automata, formal languages, and grammar that would ordinarily be encountered in an upper level course.
by Eva Volna - Bookboon
This book gives an introduction to Soft Computing, which aims to exploit tolerance for imprecision, uncertainty, approximate reasoning, and partial truth in order to achieve close resemblance with human like decision making.
by Lawrence C Paulson - University of Cambridge
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