Concrete Abstractions: An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme
by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight
Publisher: Course Technology 1998
Number of pages: 670
This text covers the basics of programming and data structures, and gives first-time computer science students the opportunity to not only write programs, but to prove theorems and analyze algorithms as well.
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