Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme
by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight
Publisher: Course Technology 1998
Number of pages: 670
This text covers the basics of programming and data structures, and gives first-time computer science students the opportunity to not only write programs, but to prove theorems and analyze algorithms as well.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Brian Harvey - The MIT Press
This series is for people who are interested in computer programming because it's fun. The three volumes use the Logo as the vehicle for an exploration of computer science from the perspective of symbolic computation and artificial intelligence.
by Margaret M. Fleck - University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
This book provides a survey of basic mathematical objects, notation, and techniques useful in later computer science courses. It gives a brief introduction to some key topics: algorithm analysis and complexity, automata theory, and computability.
by Hans-Peter Bischof
This text is an introduction to the formal study of computation. The course will provide students with a broad perspective of computer science and will acquaint them with various formal systems on which modern computer science is based.
by Christine Alvarado, et al. - Harvey Mudd College
Our objective is to provide an introduction to computer science as an intellectually vibrant field rather than focusing exclusively on computer programming. We emphasize concepts and problem-solving over syntax and programming language features.