**Foundations of Computation**

by Carol Critchlow, David Eck

**Publisher**: Hobart and William Smith Colleges 2011**Number of pages**: 256

**Description**:

The first half of the course covers material on logic, sets, and functions that would often be taught in a course in discrete mathematics. The second part covers material on automata, formal languages, and grammar that would ordinarily be encountered in an upper level course in theoretical computer science.

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