**How to think like a Computer Scientist (C++ Version)**

by Allen B. Downey

1999**ISBN/ASIN**: 1441419055**Number of pages**: 189

**Description**:

The goal of this book is to teach you to think like a computer scientist. I like the way computer scientists think because they combine some of the best features of Mathematics, Engineering, and Natural Science. Like mathematicians, computer scientist use formal languages to denote ideas (specifically compuations). Like engineers, they design things, assembling components into systems and evaluating tradeoffs among alternatives. Like scientists, they observe the behavior of complex systems, form hypotheses, and test predictions.

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