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Zelle’s book is also a popular first year CS text, but obviously for a different audience. I got about 30 pages in and ojhn it very challenging – maybe too much so for a beginner.

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. While i understand that it is a part of learning CS, this book will not be easy someone new on the subject.

Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

This group studies issues related to computer networks, applications of networked and mobile systems, and advanced software-based medical instrumentation and decision systems. At that point, the book dives into the science element of computer science, including algorithmic complexity, probability theory, graphing and statistical analysis.


Unsurprisingly, it has a much more math-centered focus, which was interesting. You see a barn that has six targets painted on it, and a bullet hole at the very center of each target. A practical introduction to computation from MIT Ghttag.

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Data science is maybe taking it too far: Books by John Guttag. I want to log some more hours practicing Python basics then return to this one for another go. Saaya rated it really liked it Aug 15, That being sa Read this book for the Mitx course on edx.

The material is rid of any redundancy so that a quick learning of the essential parts about boo was made possible. However, that is the precise opposite of what I want to suggest – ojhn is an excellent book, one that I would have dearly loved to have when I first started to learn the subject of computer science back in the s.

Jan 04, Tom Meyer rated it really liked it.

Please try your request again later. If you know a bit python syntax, this is the best self-contained intro book to computer and data science.

In conclusion, I can strongly recommend this book provided that one reads the title in full as a manual for budding computer scientists, as well as an introduction to the Python programming language. The course is excellent and the book has a jkhn entertaining style that makes the foothills of learning to program less tedious than they might otherwise be.


Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python by John Guttag

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The only thing about this book was it was a little bit heavy on the academic side and mathematical side. High to Low Avg. Very didactic and ideal for all audiences. Trivia About Introduction to C Jan 17, Steven rated it really liked it.

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Nov 18, Gary Boland rated it really liked it. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It is a very good introduction to computer science and python programming.

People looking to learn Computer Science. The difference may sound quite subtle, and perhaps a bit negative. Though I preferred Zelle’s introduction to the subject, this was an interesting and very useful text I used for the edX series.