Computer Science: Abstraction to Implementation
by Robert M. Keller
Publisher: Harvey Mudd College 2001
Number of pages: 627
This book is intended for a broad second course in computer science, one emphasizing principles wherever it seems possible at this level. While this course builds and amplifies what the student already knows about programming, it is not limited to programming. Instead, it attempts to use various programming models to explicate principles of computational systems.
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