Foundations of Computation
by Carol Critchlow, David Eck
Publisher: Hobart and William Smith Colleges 2011
Number of pages: 256
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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