**Models of Computation: Exploring the Power of Computing**

by John E. Savage

**Publisher**: Addison-Wesley 1998**ISBN/ASIN**: 0201895390**ISBN-13**: 9780201895391**Number of pages**: 698

**Description**:

John Savage re-examines theoretical computer science, offering a fresh approach that gives priority to resource tradeoffs and complexity classifications over the structure of machines and their relationships to languages. This viewpoint reflects a pedagogy motivated by the growing importance of computational models that are more realistic than the abstract ones studied in the 1950s, '60s and early '70s.

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