Foundations of Computer Science
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.
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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.
by Allen B. Downey
This book teaches you to think like a computer scientist - to combine the best features of mathematics, natural science, and engineering, to use formal languages to denote ideas, to observe the behavior of complex systems, form hypotheses, etc.
by Frank van Harmelen, Vladimir Lifschitz, Bruce Porter - Elsevier Science
Knowledge Representation is concerned with encoding knowledge on computers to enable systems to reason automatically. The Handbook of Knowledge Representation is an up-to-date review of twenty-five key topics in knowledge representation.
by Peter Van Roy, Seif Haridi - The MIT Press
Covered topics: concurrency, state, distributed programming, constraint programming, formal semantics, declarative concurrency, message-passing concurrency, forms of data abstraction, building GUIs, transparency approach to distributed programming.