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Jainish rated it really liked it Mar 02, The teaching style is fun and straightforward. This is a great book about computer science, but it’s a pity that this book now second edition with a lot of courses and students used it doesn’t follow Python coding convention.

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An Introduction to Computer Science. Although it covers such traditional topics as computational complexity and simple algorithms, the book focuses on a wide range of topics not found in most introductory texts, including information visualization, simulations to model randomness, computational techniques to understand data, and statistical pythom that inform and misinform as well as two related but relatively advanced topics: This is the ‘computational thinking’ book we have all been waiting for!

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It then continues to explain the fundamentals of programming, including functions, abstraction, testing, debugging, exception handling and object-oriented OO programming. In its entirety, the book should be considered an excellent introduction to computer science and programming – as mentioned previously, I’d have loved to have this book when I started out in information science some 30 years ago.


A practical introduction to computation from MIT Press. Even one such as I, who has been working in the IT industry for nearly 30 years, got a huge amount of value from this book, as much of the content provided some good reminders of things that I’d since forgot, including probability and statistical analysis.

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