Computer Science

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Robert Sedgewick,Kevin Wayne

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134076451

Category: Computers

Page: 99998

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Named a Notable Book in the 21st Annual Best of Computing list by the ACM! Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne’s Computer Science: An Interdisciplinary Approach is the ideal modern introduction to computer science with Java programming for both students and professionals. Taking a broad, applications-based approach, Sedgewick and Wayne teach through important examples from science, mathematics, engineering, finance, and commercial computing. The book demystifies computation, explains its intellectual underpinnings, and covers the essential elements of programming and computational problem solving in today’s environments. The authors begin by introducing basic programming elements such as variables, conditionals, loops, arrays, and I/O. Next, they turn to functions, introducing key modular programming concepts, including components and reuse. They present a modern introduction to object-oriented programming, covering current programming paradigms and approaches to data abstraction. Building on this foundation, Sedgewick and Wayne widen their focus to the broader discipline of computer science. They introduce classical sorting and searching algorithms, fundamental data structures and their application, and scientific techniques for assessing an implementation’s performance. Using abstract models, readers learn to answer basic questions about computation, gaining insight for practical application. Finally, the authors show how machine architecture links the theory of computing to real computers, and to the field’s history and evolution. For each concept, the authors present all the information readers need to build confidence, together with examples that solve intriguing problems. Each chapter contains question-and-answer sections, self-study drills, and challenging problems that demand creative solutions. Companion web site (introcs.cs.princeton.edu/java) contains Extensive supplementary information, including suggested approaches to programming assignments, checklists, and FAQs Graphics and sound libraries Links to program code and test data Solutions to selected exercises Chapter summaries Detailed instructions for installing a Java programming environment Detailed problem sets and projects Companion 20-part series of video lectures is available at informit.com/title/9780134493831
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Introduction to Programming in Java

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Robert Sedgewick

Publisher: Pearson Educacion

ISBN: 9780321526564

Category: Computer programming

Page: 736

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By emphasizing the application of computer programming not only in success stories in the software industry but also in familiar scenarios in physical and biological science, engineering, and applied mathematics, Introduction to Programming in Java takes an interdisciplinary approach to teaching programming with the Java programming language. Interesting applications in these fields foster a foundation of computer science concepts and programming skills that students can use in later courses while demonstrating that computation is an integral part of the modern world.Ten years in development, this book thoroughly covers the field and is ideal for traditional introductory programming courses. It can also be used as a supplement or a main text for courses that integrate programming with mathematics, science, or engineering.
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Introduction to Programming in Python

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Robert Sedgewick,Kevin Wayne,Robert Dondero

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 9780134076430

Category: Computers

Page: 792

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Today, anyone in a scientific or technical discipline needs programming skills. Python is an ideal first programming language, and Introduction to Programming in Python is the best guide to learning it. Princeton University's Robert Sedgewick, Kevin Wayne, and Robert Dondero have crafted an accessible, interdisciplinary introduction to programming in Python that emphasizes important and engaging applications, not toy problems. The authors supply the tools needed for students to learn that programming is a natural, satisfying, and creative experience. This example-driven guide focuses on Python's most useful features and brings programming to life for every student in the sciences, engineering, and computer science. Coverage includes Basic elements of programming: variables, assignment statements, built-in data types, conditionals, loops, arrays, and I/O, including graphics and sound Functions, modules, and libraries: organizing programs into components that can be independently debugged, maintained, and reused Object-oriented programming and data abstraction: objects, modularity, encapsulation, and more Algorithms and data structures: sort/search algorithms, stacks, queues, and symbol tables Examples from applied math, physics, chemistry, biology, and computer science--all compatible with Python 2 and 3 Drawing on their extensive classroom experience, the authors provide Q&As, exercises, and opportunities for creative practice throughout. An extensive amount of supplementary information is available at introcs.cs.princeton.edu/python. With source code, I/O libraries, solutions to selected exercises, and much more, this companion website empowers people to use their own computers to teach and learn the material.
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Network Algorithmics

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Designing Fast Networked Devices

Author: George Varghese

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0120884771

Category: Computers

Page: 465

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In designing a network device, you make dozens of decisions that affect the speed with which it will perform-sometimes for better, but sometimes for worse. Network Algorithmics provides a complete, coherent methodology for maximizing speed while meeting your other design goals. Author George Varghese begins by laying out the implementation bottlenecks that are most often encountered at four disparate levels of implementation: protocol, OS, hardware, and architecture. He then derives 15 solid principles-ranging from the commonly recognized to the groundbreaking-that are key to breaking these bottlenecks. The rest of the book is devoted to a systematic application of these principles to bottlenecks found specifically in endnodes, interconnect devices, and specialty functions such as security and measurement that can be located anywhere along the network. This immensely practical, clearly presented information will benefit anyone involved with network implementation, as well as students who have made this work their goal. FOR INSTRUCTORS: To obtain access to the solutions manual for this title simply register on our textbook website (textbooks.elsevier.com)and request access to the Computer Science subject area. Once approved (usually within one business day) you will be able to access all of the instructor-only materials through the "Instructor Manual" link on this book's academic web page at textbooks.elsevier.com. Addresses the bottlenecks found in all kinds of network devices, (data copying, control transfer, demultiplexing, timers, and more) and offers ways to break them Presents techniques suitable specifically for endnodes, including Web servers Presents techniques suitable specifically for interconnect devices, including routers, bridges, and gateways Written as a practical guide for implementers but full of valuable insights for students, teachers, and researchers Includes end-of-chapter summaries and exercises
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The Future of Digital Democracy

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Pierluigi Contucci,Andrea Omicini,Danilo Pianini,Alina Sîrbu

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030053334

Category: Computers

Page: 101

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Digital democracy is a hot topic nowadays, its relevance growing along with the impact of computational platforms on our(political) life. Communication is the basal fabric on which society is defined, and it appears obvious that the civic organisation and politics itself should take the opportunities the "digital revolution" offers. Institutional inertia, nevertheless, causes large delays in updating and adapting. Therefore, the balance between participation and delegated representation is now facing a crisis. A thorough understanding of the factors involved in participation is a first step towards providing solutions. Using the Internet to fill the gap and build a digital democracy provides an opportunity, along with several risks that need to be carefully analysed. It needs to be implemented using a fully inter- and trans-disciplinary perspective. The six contributions included in this State-of-the Art Survey present research in the field of social sciences as well as mathematics and computer science and aim at contributing to a better understanding of the potential and dangers of digital democracy, helping readers go beyond the misunderstandings, the misconceptions,and the conceptual and practical abuses that the very notion of democracy is undergoing during this age of technological revolution and social turmoils.
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Social Computing Theory and Practice: Interdisciplinary Approaches

Interdisciplinary Approaches

Author: Papadopoulou, Panagiota,Kanellis, Panagiotis,Martakos, Drakoulis

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1616929057

Category: Computers

Page: 382

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"This book offers a holistic approach to social computing with respect to the underlying theory, technology and mechanisms, as well as the challenges, opportunities and impact of social computing to any application area"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Access to Information: An Interdisciplinary Approach

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Koraljka Golub

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 161069578X

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 165

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Drawing on the research of experts from the fields of computing and library science, this ground-breaking work will show you how to combine two very different approaches to classification to create more effective, user-friendly information-retrieval systems. • Provides an interdisciplinary overview of current and potential approaches to organizing information by subject • Covers both pure computer science and pure library science topics in easy-to-understand language accessible to audiences from both disciplines • Reviews technological standards for representation, storage, and retrieval of varied knowledge-organization systems and their constituent elements • Suggests a collaborative approach that will reduce duplicate efforts and make it easier to find solutions to practical problems
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Strategic Software Engineering

An Interdisciplinary Approach

Author: Fadi P. Deek,James A. M. McHugh,Osama M. Eljabiri

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420031112

Category: Computers

Page: 360

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The pervasiveness of software in business makes it crucial that software engineers and developers understand how software development impacts an entire organization. Strategic Software Engineering: An Interdisciplinary Approach presents software engineering as a strategic, business-oriented, interdisciplinary endeavor, rather than simply a technical process, as it has been described in previous publications. The book addresses technical, scientific, and management aspects of software development in a way that is accessible to a wide audience. It provides a detailed, critical review of software development models and processes, followed with a strategic assessment of how process models evolved over time and how to improve them. The authors then focus on the relation between problem-solving techniques and strategies for effectively confronting real-world business problems. They also analyze the impact of interdisciplinary factors on software development, including the role of people and business economics. The book concludes with a brief look at specialized system development. The diverse backgrounds of the authors, encompassing computer science, information systems, technology, and business management, help create this book's integrated approach, which answers the demand for a comprehensive, interdisciplinary outlook encompassing all facets of how software relates to an organization.
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Algorithms

Author: Robert Sedgewick,Kevin Wayne

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 032157351X

Category: Computers

Page: 955

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Essential Information about Algorithms and Data Structures A Classic Reference The latest version of Sedgewick, s best-selling series, reflecting an indispensable body of knowledge developed over the past several decades. Broad Coverage Full treatment of data structures and algorithms for sorting, searching, graph processing, and string processing, including fifty algorithms every programmer should know. See
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