Introduction to Computer Science using Java
by Bradley Kjell
Publisher: Central Connecticut State University 2006
This is a first course in Computer Science using the programming language Java. It covers the fundamentals of programming and of computer science. These notes assume that you have the Java version 5.0 or later from Sun Microsystems, Inc. at java.sun.com and a text editor such as Notepad. They may be used with more sophisticated environments, as well.
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by Chris Bourke - University of Nebraska - Lincoln
A draft of text book for Computer Science I, covering CS1 topics in a generic manner using psuedocode with supplemental parts for specific languages. Computer Science is not programming. Programming is a necessary skill, but it is only the beginning.
by Andrzej Yatsko, Walery Suslow - De Gruyter Open
The objective of this book is to provide the reader with all the necessary elements to get him or her started in the modern field of informatics and to allow him or her to become aware of the relationship between key areas of computer science.
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.