Mathematics in Computing: an Accessible Guide to Historical, Foundational and Application Contexts (BOK)

Gerard O'Regan

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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.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2012 Forfatter Gerard O'Regan
Forlag
Springer
ISBN 9781447145332
Antall sider 338 Dimensjoner 15,6cm x 23,4cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 609 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form History of mathematics, Computer programming / software development, Mathematical theory of computation, Maths for computer scientists, Coding theory & cryptology