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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One method of implementing such repetition is the iterative structure known as
the loop, in which a collection of instructions, called the body of the loop, is
executed in a repetitive fashion under the direction of some control process. A
Note that the structure of Figure 5.11 is that of a loop within a loop, the outer loop
being expressed by the first while statement and the inner loop represented by
the second while statement. Each execution of the body of the outer loop results ...
As an example, consider the typical while loop structure represented in Figure
5.23. Suppose, as a consequence of the preconditions given at point A, we can
establish that a particular assertion is true each time the test for termination is ...
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