A Balanced Introduction to Computer Science
by David Reed
Publisher: Prentice Hall 2004
Number of pages: 400
The book covers concepts and issues in computing that are most relevant to the beginning student, including computer terminology, the Internet and World Wide Web, the history of computing, the organization and manufacture of computer technology, and technology's impact on society. Mixed among these breadth topics are chapters that introduce fundamental programming concepts and skills in a hands-on, tutorial format.
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by Stephen Wolfram - Wolfram Media
Starting from a collection of simple computer experiments -- illustrated in the book by striking computer graphics -- Wolfram shows how their unexpected results force a whole new way of looking at the operation of our universe.
by David S. Touretzky - Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co
This is a gentle introduction to Common Lisp for students taking their first programming course. No prior mathematical background beyond arithmetic is assumed. There are lots of examples, the author avoided technical jargon.
- Educational Testing Service
This book contains one actual, full-length GRE Computer Science Test and test-taking strategies. The test consists of about 70 multiple-choice questions, some of which are grouped in sets and based on diagrams, graphs, and program fragments.
by F. D. Lewis - University of Kentucky
This text is a broad introduction to the field, presented from a computer science viewpoint for computer scientists. This was designed to be used in a one-semester course for senior computer science majors or first year masters students.