Invitation to Computer Science

ISBN-10: 1133190820
ISBN-13: 9781133190820
Edition: 6th 2013
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Book details

List price: $239.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Course Technology
Publication date: 1/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 744
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.564
Language: English

INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE is a well-respected text that provides an overview of the computer science field. Using a flexible, non-language specific model, INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE offers a solid foundation for the first course in a Computer Science curriculum. INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, 6TH EDITION maintains its bestselling, algorithm-driven approach and includes expanded chapter exercises and practice problems, as well as new boxes dedicated to mobile applications and current issues throughout. Online language modules are available in C++, Java, Python, C#, and Ada, allowing the option of incorporating a programming language to expand concepts from the text. INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE offers an optional CourseMate with study tools such as flashcards, quizzing, and games. CourseMate Activities speak to and engage students while developing abstract thinking and problem solving skills. Also available with INVITATION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE, an optional Lab Manual containing 20 laboratory projects that map directly to the main text. The Lab Manual and accompanying software provide both visual and hands-on activities, allowing students to experience the fundamentals of computer science.

G. Michael Schneider is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Computer Science at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He also served as a Visiting Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University in New York. His professional interests include parallel processing, computer networks, programming methodology, and computer science education. He has written many successful textbooks on software development, data structures, computer organization, and a breadth-first overview of computer science. Dr. Schneider was a member of the committee that authored the ACM/IEEE Computing Curriculum 2001. He has received Fulbright Grants to teach computer science and applied mathematics in Mauritius, Malaysia, Nepal, and Mongolia. He received his B.S. from Michigan University and his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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