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Computer Science: A Breadth-First Approach with Pascal

Computer Science: A Breadth-First Approach with Pascal

Paul Nagin, John Impagliazzo

ISBN: 978-0-471-31198-0 March 1995 752 Pages


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Provides a solid integration of basic computing concepts with Pascal programming to foster the use of programming as a problem-solving tool. Topics run the gamut from algorithms and artificial intelligence to computer interfacing and operating systems. Every chapter begins with an intriguing photograph and an activity posing a problem to be solved.
Problem-Solving Concepts.

Elements of the Pascal Language.

Computer Logic and Architecture.

Modules and Control Structures.

Operating Systems.


Data Communications.

String Processing.

Software Engineering.

Data Structures.


Dynamic Lists.

Programming Languages.

Recursive Algorithms.

Searching and Sorting Algorithms.

Numerical Algorithms.

Theoretical Perspectives in Computing.

Artificial Intelligence.


Answers to Selected Exercises.