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Computer science : a very short introduction

Author: Subrata Dasgupta
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Very short introductions, 466.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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While the development of Information Technology has been obvious to all, the underpinning computer science has been less apparent. Subrata Dasgupta provides a thought-provoking introduction to the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Subrata Dasgupta
ISBN: 9780198733461 0198733461
OCLC Number: 948642196
Description: xvii, 147 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm.
Contents: The "stuff" of computing --
Computational artefacts --
Algorithmic thinking --
The art, science, and engineering of programming --
The discipline of computer architecture --
Heuristic computing --
Computational thinking --
Epilogue: is computer science a universal science?
Series Title: Very short introductions, 466.
Responsibility: Subrata Dasgupta.
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