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Introduction to computers and programming : Pascal

Author: Peter P Smith
Publisher: Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth Pub. Co., ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Structured programming and top-down design are not only emphasized, but are built right into the text itself, giving students an intuitive feel for these principles.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter P Smith
ISBN: 0534071945 9780534071943
OCLC Number: 14358839
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xviii, 765 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction and history: an initial perspective. Toward a deeper view of computers and systems. The program development process: from top to bottom. Communicating with the computer: first elements of Pascal. When bad bugs happen to good computers. Bigger and better building blocks: procedures and functions. Control structures: a prelude. Files: additional pathways for input and output. Iteration. A time to choose: binary decision. Let the good times roll: a case study of computers. Through the looking glass: recursion. Data structures: the odyssey continues. The I's have It: focus on arrays. More about arrays: searching and sorting. Linked structures: the long and winding road. A walk through the forest: trees. Epilogue: a view from the top. Appendices.
Responsibility: Peter P. Smith.


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