Common LISP: A Gentle Introduction to Symbolic Computation
by David S. Touretzky
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Pub Co 1990
Number of pages: 587
This book is about learning to program in Lisp. Although widely known as the principal language of artificial intelligence research—one of the most advanced areas of computer science—Lisp is an excellent language for beginners. It is increasingly the language of choice in introductory programming courses due to its friendly, interactive environment, rich data structures, and powerful software tools that even a novice can master in short order.
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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 Michal Armoni, Moti Ben-Ari - Weizmann Institute of Science
This book will familiarize you with the Scratch visual programming environment, focusing on using Scratch to learn computer science. Each concept is introduced in order to solve a specific task such as animating dancing images or building a game.
by Max Hailperin, Barbara Kaiser, Karl Knight - Course Technology
The book Concrete Abstractions covers the programming and data structures basics. It will give first-time computer science students the opportunity to not only write programs, but to prove theorems and analyze algorithms as well.
by Bradley Kjell - Central Connecticut State University
The text for a first course in computer science using the programming language Java. It covers the fundamentals of programming and of computer science. It is assumed that you have the Java version 5.0 or later and a text editor such as Notepad.