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Author Conery, John S., author.

Title Explorations in computing : an introduction to computer science / by John S. Conery
Edition First edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : Taylor and Francis, an imprint of CRC Press, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (390 pages) : 126 illustrations
Series Chapman & Hall/CRC textbooks in computing
Chapman & Hall/CRC textbooks in computing.
Contents Chapter 1 Introduction -- chapter 2 The Ruby Workbench -- chapter 3 The Sieve of Eratosthenes -- chapter 4 A Journey of a Thousand Miles -- chapter 5 Divide and Conquer -- chapter 6 When Words Collide -- chapter 7 Bit by Bit -- chapter 8 The War of the Words -- chapter 9 Now for Something Completely Different -- chapter 10 Ask Dr -- Ruby -- chapter 11 The Music of the Spheres -- chapter 12 The Traveling Salesman
Summary Based on the author's introductory course at the University of Oregon, Explorations in Computing: An Introduction to Computer Science focuses on the fundamental idea of computation and offers insight into how computation is used to solve a variety of interesting and important real-world problems. Taking an active learning approach, the text encourages students to explore computing ideas by running programs and testing them on different inputs. It also features illustrations by Phil Foglio, winner of the 2009 and 2010 Hugo Award for Best Graphic Novel
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Computer science.
COMPUTERS -- Programming -- Algorithms.
Computer science.
Form Electronic book
Author Taylor & Francis.
ISBN 1439895031