How to Think Like a Computer Scientist: Learning with Python

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ISBN-13: 978-0971677500
ISBN-10: 0971677506
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...There's ... emphasis on teaching computer science not just as a technical trade but as a mental discipline. -- Benjamin Crowell, in "The Assayer", book reviews and discussion for the free-information renaissance

The concepts covered here apply to all programming languages and to problem solving in general. -- Guido van Rossum, creator of Python

This book is not just a programming textbook--it is a contribution to the freedom of knowledge. -- Richard M. Stallman, founder of the Free Software Foundation

About the Author

Allen Downey is a professor of computer science at Wellesley College in Massachusetts.

Jeffrey Elkner is a high school math and computer science teacher at Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia.

Chris Meyers is a professional programmer who teaches a beginning Python class at Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon.


Product details

  • Item Weight : 1.1 pounds
  • Paperback : 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 0971677506
  • ISBN-13 : 978-0971677500
  • Publisher : Green Tea Press (January 4, 2002)
  • Language: : English
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