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Mathematics in Computing: An Accessible Guide to Historical, Foundational and Application Contexts
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Springer-Verlag New York Inc
Publication date November 16, 2012
Pages 285
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781447145332
ISBN-10 144714533X
Dimensions 0.75 by 6.25 by 9.25 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
Original list price $59.95
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This clearly written and enlightening textbook provides a concise, introductory guide to the key mathematical concepts and techniques used by computer scientists. Topics and features: ideal for self-study, offering many pedagogical features such as chapter-opening key topics, chapter introductions and summaries, review questions, and a glossary; places our current state of knowledge within the context of the contributions made by early civilizations, such as the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks; examines the building blocks of mathematics, including sets, relations and functions; presents an introduction to logic, formal methods and software engineering; explains the fundamentals of number theory, and its application in cryptography; describes the basics of coding theory, language theory, and graph theory; discusses the concept of computability and decideability; includes concise coverage of calculus, probability and statistics, matrices, complex numbers and quaternions.



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from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (November 16, 2012)
9781447145332 | details & prices | 285 pages | 6.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.25 lbs | List price $59.95
About: This clearly written and enlightening textbook provides a concise, introductory guide to the key mathematical concepts and techniques used by computer scientists.
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from Springer-Verlag New York Inc (December 14, 2014)
9781447160540 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 0.95 lbs | List price $59.95

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