Computer Science: An Overview
Now in its ninth edition, this book continues to provide acomprehensive, accessible, and up-to-date introduction to the dynamicfield of computer science using a breadth-first approach. This bookpresents an introductory survey of computer science. It explores thebreadth of the subject while including enough depth to convey anhonest appreciation for the topics involved. The new edition includesreorganization of some key material for enhanced clarity (SoftwareEngineering and Artificial Intelligence chapters), new and expandedmaterial on Security and Data Abstractions, more on ethics anddifferent ethical theories in Chapter 0. Anyone interested in gaining athorough introduction to Computer Science.
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5.1 The Concept of an Algorithm The Formal Definition of dn Algorithm Informal,
loosely defined concepts are acceptable and common in everyday life, but a
science must be based on well-defined terminology. Consider, then, the formal ...
5.2 Algorithm Representation 199 person, requiring a more detailed description,
might argue that the instruction is ambiguous. The problem, however, is not with
the underlying algorithm but that the algorithm is not represented in enough ...
234 - Algorithms in this fashion, we see that the target record will be found after
retrieving at most 15 entries from the list of 30,000 records. Thus, if each of these
retrievals can be performed in 10 milliseconds, the process of searching for a ...
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This book was assigned reading for the opening class to my MSIT. I found it a great refresher for a large part of my original CS degree. It is well put together and fairly easy to read. Lots of useful ... Read full review
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