Data Abstraction and Problem Solving with C++

Walls and Mirrors

Author: Frank M. Carrano,Timothy Henry

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134463971


Page: 840

View: 7322

For courses in C++ Data Structures Concepts of Data Abstraction and Manipulation for C++ Programmers The Seventh Edition of Data Abstraction & Problem Solving with C++: Walls and Mirrors introduces fundamental computer science concepts related to the study of data structures. The text Explores problem solving and the efficient access and manipulation of data and is intended for readers who already have a basic understanding of C++. The "walls and mirrors" mentioned in the title represent problem-solving techniques that appear throughout the text. Data abstraction hides the details of a module from the rest of the program, whereas recursion is a repetitive technique that solves a problem by solving smaller versions of the same problems, much as images in facing mirrors grow smaller with each reflection. Along with general changes to improve clarity and correctness, this Seventh Edition includes new notes, programming tips, and sample problems.
Data structures (Computer science)

Data Structures and Abstractions with Java

Author: Frank M. Carrano,Timothy M. Henry

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134831695

Category: Data structures (Computer science)

Page: 960

View: 2262

A relatable and friendly introduction to data structures and their implementation The 5th Edition of Data Structures and Abstractions with Java introduces readers to data structures (CS-2) in a supportive, reader-friendly way. The book's organization, sequencing, and pace of topic coverage make teaching and learning easier by: Focusing the reader's attention on one concept at a time Providing flexibility in the order in which one can cover topics Clearly separating the specification of each abstract data type (ADT) from its implementation Placing relevant coverage of Java into Java Interludes, which you can use as needed. To increase readability and learning potential, the numbered segments and modular presentation provide a flexible, customizable pathway through the material and focus the reader's attention on one concept at a time. Numerous examples that mimic real-world situations provide a context for the new material and help to make it easier for audiences to learn and retain abstract concepts. The 5th Edition has a revamped structure and additional pedagogical tools to assist in mastering concepts.

The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs

An Introduction to Mathematical Proofs

Author: Antonella Cupillari

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123822181

Category: Mathematics

Page: 296

View: 9553

The Nuts and Bolts of Proofs: An Introduction to Mathematical Proofs provides basic logic of mathematical proofs and shows how mathematical proofs work. It offers techniques for both reading and writing proofs. The second chapter of the book discusses the techniques in proving if/then statements by contrapositive and proofing by contradiction. It also includes the negation statement, and/or. It examines various theorems, such as the if and only-if, or equivalence theorems, the existence theorems, and the uniqueness theorems. In addition, use of counter examples, mathematical induction, composite statements including multiple hypothesis and multiple conclusions, and equality of numbers are covered in this chapter. The book also provides mathematical topics for practicing proof techniques. Included here are the Cartesian products, indexed families, functions, and relations. The last chapter of the book provides review exercises on various topics. Undergraduate students in engineering and physical science will find this book invaluable. Jumps right in with the needed vocabulary—gets students thinking like mathematicians from the beginning Offers a large variety of examples and problems with solutions for students to work through on their own Includes a collection of exercises without solutions to help instructors prepare assignments Contains an extensive list of basic mathematical definitions and concepts needed in abstract mathematics

Introduction to computing and algorithms

Author: Russell L. Shackelford

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780201636130

Category: Computers

Page: 434

View: 4943

Computer science

Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology

Author: Harry Henderson

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110030

Category: Computer science

Page: 593

View: 4466

Presents an illustrated A-Z encyclopedia containing approximately 600 entries on computer and technology related topics.

How People Learn

Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition

Author: National Research Council,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences,Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning with additional material from the Committee on Learning Research and Educational Practice

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309131979

Category: Education

Page: 384

View: 8643

First released in the Spring of 1999, How People Learn has been expanded to show how the theories and insights from the original book can translate into actions and practice, now making a real connection between classroom activities and learning behavior. This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning. Like the original edition, this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. When do infants begin to learn? How do experts learn and how is this different from non-experts? What can teachers and schools do-with curricula, classroom settings, and teaching methods--to help children learn most effectively? New evidence from many branches of science has significantly added to our understanding of what it means to know, from the neural processes that occur during learning to the influence of culture on what people see and absorb. How People Learn examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. This new knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our current education system. Topics include: How learning actually changes the physical structure of the brain. How existing knowledge affects what people notice and how they learn. What the thought processes of experts tell us about how to teach. The amazing learning potential of infants. The relationship of classroom learning and everyday settings of community and workplace. Learning needs and opportunities for teachers. A realistic look at the role of technology in education.

Lecture Slides for Programming in C++ (Version 2018-02-15)

The C++ Language, Libraries, Tools, and Other Topics

Author: Michael D. Adams

Publisher: Michael Adams

ISBN: 1550586254


Page: 2124

View: 1994

This document, which consists of over 2000 lecture slides, offers a wealth of information on many topics relevant to programming in C++, including coverage of the C++ language itself, the C++ standard library and a variety of other libraries, numerous software tools, and an assortment of other programming-related topics. The coverage of the C++ language and standard library is current with the C++17 standard. C++ PROGRAMMING LANGUAGE. Many aspects of the C++ language are covered from introductory to more advanced. This material includes: the preprocessor, language basics (objects, types, values, operators, expressions, control-flow constructs, functions, and namespaces), classes, templates (function, class, variable, and alias templates, variadic templates, template specialization, and SFINAE), lambda expressions, inheritance (run-time polymorphism and CRTP), exceptions (exception safety and RAII), smart pointers, memory management (new and delete operators and expressions, placement new, and allocators), rvalue references (move semantics and perfect forwarding), concurrency (memory models, and happens-before and synchronizes-with relationships). C++ STANDARD LIBRARY AND VARIOUS OTHER LIBRARIES. Various aspects of the C++ standard library are covered including: containers, iterators, algorithms, I/O streams, time measurement, and concurrency support (threads, mutexes, condition variables, promises and futures, atomics, and fences). A number of Boost libraries are discussed, including the Intrusive, Iterator, and Container libraries. The OpenGL library and GLSL are discussed at length, along with several related libraries, including: GLFW, GLUT, and GLM. The CGAL library is also discussed in some detail. SOFTWARE TOOLS. A variety of software tools are discussed, including: static analysis tools (e.g., Clang Tidy), code sanitizers (e.g., ASan, UBSan, and TSan), debugging and testing tools (e.g., Catch2), performance analysis tools (e.g., Perf, PAPI, Gprof, and Valgrind/Callgrind), build tools (e.g., CMake and Make), and version control systems (e.g., Git). OTHER TOPICS. An assortment of other programming-related topics are also covered, including: data structures, algorithms, computer arithmetic (e.g., floating-point arithmetic and interval arithmetic), cache-efficient algorithms, vectorization, good programming practices, and software documentation.

Thinking in Java

Author: Bruce Eckel

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0131872486

Category: Computers

Page: 1482

View: 4712

With humor and insight, the author introduces the fundamental concepts of the Java programming language, from object development to design patterns, with the help of straightforward examples. By the author of Thinking in C++++. Original. (Beginner).

Walls and Mirrors

Intermediate Problem Solving and Data Structures MODULA 2 edition : Modula-2 edition

Author: Paul Helman,Robert Veroff

Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company


Category: Computers

Page: 625

View: 8676

Software -- Programming Techniques.

Discrete Mathematics with Applications

Author: Susanna S. Epp

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495391328

Category: Mathematics

Page: 984

View: 2617

Susanna Epp's DISCRETE MATHEMATICS WITH APPLICATIONS, FOURTH EDITION provides a clear introduction to discrete mathematics. Renowned for her lucid, accessible prose, Epp explains complex, abstract concepts with clarity and precision. This book presents not only the major themes of discrete mathematics, but also the reasoning that underlies mathematical thought. Students develop the ability to think abstractly as they study the ideas of logic and proof. While learning about such concepts as logic circuits and computer addition, algorithm analysis, recursive thinking, computability, automata, cryptography, and combinatorics, students discover that the ideas of discrete mathematics underlie and are essential to the science and technology of the computer age. Overall, Epp's emphasis on reasoning provides students with a strong foundation for computer science and upper-level mathematics courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Concrete Abstractions

An Introduction to Computer Science Using Scheme

Author: Max Hailperin,Barbara Kaiser,Karl Knight

Publisher: Max Hailperin

ISBN: 0534952119

Category: Computers

Page: 670

View: 5012

CONCRETE ABSTRACTIONS offers students a hands-on, abstraction-based experience of thinking like a computer scientist. This text covers the basics of programming and data structures, and gives first-time computer science students the opportunity to not only write programs, but to prove theorems and analyze algorithms as well. Students learn a variety of programming styles, including functional programming, assembly-language programming, and object-oriented programming (OOP). While most of the book uses the Scheme programming language, Java is introduced at the end as a second example of an OOP system and to demonstrate concepts of concurrent programming.

Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability

Author: James L. Hein

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1284070409

Category: Computers

Page: 1050

View: 7453

Following the recent updates to the 2013 ACM/IEEE Computer Science curricula, Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability, Fourth Edition, has been designed for the discrete math course that covers one to two semesters. Dr. Hein presents material in a spiral medthod of learning, introducing basic information about a topic, allowing the students to work on the problem and revisit the topic, as new information and skills are established. Written for prospective computer scientist, computer engineers, or applied mathematicians, who want to learn about the ideas that inspire computer science, this edition contains an extensive coverage of logic, setting it apart from similar books available in the field of Computer Science.

Computer Vision

Algorithms and Applications

Author: Richard Szeliski

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781848829350

Category: Computers

Page: 812

View: 869

Computer Vision: Algorithms and Applications explores the variety of techniques commonly used to analyze and interpret images. It also describes challenging real-world applications where vision is being successfully used, both for specialized applications such as medical imaging, and for fun, consumer-level tasks such as image editing and stitching, which students can apply to their own personal photos and videos. More than just a source of “recipes,” this exceptionally authoritative and comprehensive textbook/reference also takes a scientific approach to basic vision problems, formulating physical models of the imaging process before inverting them to produce descriptions of a scene. These problems are also analyzed using statistical models and solved using rigorous engineering techniques. Topics and features: structured to support active curricula and project-oriented courses, with tips in the Introduction for using the book in a variety of customized courses; presents exercises at the end of each chapter with a heavy emphasis on testing algorithms and containing numerous suggestions for small mid-term projects; provides additional material and more detailed mathematical topics in the Appendices, which cover linear algebra, numerical techniques, and Bayesian estimation theory; suggests additional reading at the end of each chapter, including the latest research in each sub-field, in addition to a full Bibliography at the end of the book; supplies supplementary course material for students at the associated website, Suitable for an upper-level undergraduate or graduate-level course in computer science or engineering, this textbook focuses on basic techniques that work under real-world conditions and encourages students to push their creative boundaries. Its design and exposition also make it eminently suitable as a unique reference to the fundamental techniques and current research literature in computer vision.

The Non-designer's Design Book

Design and Typographic Principles for the Visual Novice

Author: Robin Williams

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133966151

Category: Art

Page: 239

View: 5085

A lot has happened in the world of digital design since the first edition of this title was published, but one thing remains true: There is an ever-growing number of people attempting to design everything from newsletters to advertisements with no formal training. This book is the one place they can turn to find quick, non-intimidating, excellent design help from trusted design instructor Robin Williams. This revised and expanded classic includes a new chapter on designing with type, more quizzes and exercises, updated projects, and new visual and typographic examples that give the book a fresh, modern look. In The Non-Designer's Design Book, 4th Edition, Robin turns her attention to the basic principles that govern good design. Perfect for beginners, Robin boils great design into four easy-to-master principles: contrast, repetition, alignment, and proximity (C.R.A.P.!). Readers who follow her clearly explained concepts will produce more sophisticated and professional work immediately. Humor-infused, jargon-free prose interspersed with design exercises, quizzes, and illustrations make learning a snap–which is just what audiences have come to expect from this bestselling author.

Practice Problems for C++ Beginners

Moving Beyond the Basics

Author: Kung-Hua Chang

Publisher: Simple & Example

ISBN: 9780998544007


Page: N.A

View: 7928

This book is for C++ beginners looking for practice problems to ease the learning curve of the C++ programming language. The goal of this book is to provide simple practice problems to help C++ beginners quickly learn the C++ syntax and common compilation errors. This book provides 187 practice problems about declaration of variables, control statements, loops, functions, arrays, C/C++ string, pointers, pass-by-reference, pass-by-value, and basic object-oriented programming. This book shall be treated as supplemental materials in addition to a formal introductory C++ book. This book should be helpful to people who just started to learn C++ programming (not intended for intermediate / experienced C++ programmers though).

Data Structures and Algorithms in Java

Author: Adam Drozdek

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534492525

Category: Computers

Page: 650

View: 2794

Using the Java programming language, author Adam Drozdek highlights three important aspects of data structures and algorithms. First, the book places special emphasis on the connection between data structures and their algorithms, including an analysis of the algorithms’ complexity. Second, the book presents data structures in the context of object-oriented program design, stressing the principle of information hiding in its treatment of encapsulation and decomposition. Finally, the book closely examines data structure implementation. Overall, this practical and theoretical book prepares students with a solid foundation in data structures for future courses and work in design implementation, testing, or maintenance of virtually any software system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Fundamental Neuroscience

Author: Larry R. Squire

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123858704

Category: Medical

Page: 1127

View: 3346

Fundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition introduces graduate and upper-level undergraduate students to the full range of contemporary neuroscience. Addressing instructor and student feedback on the previous edition, all of the chapters are rewritten to make this book more concise and student-friendly than ever before. Each chapter is once again heavily illustrated and provides clinical boxes describing experiments, disorders, and methodological approaches and concepts. A companion web site contains test questions, and an imagebank of the figures for ready use in presentations, slides, and handouts. Capturing the promise and excitement of this fast-moving field, Fundamental Neuroscience, 3rd Edition is the text that students will be able to reference throughout their neuroscience careers! New to this edition: * 30% new material including new chapters on Dendritic Development and Spine Morphogenesis, Chemical Senses, Cerebellum, Eye Movements, Circadian Timing, Sleep and Dreaming, and Consciousness * Companion website with figures, web links to additional material, and test questions * Additional text boxes describing key experiments, disorders, methods, and concepts * Multiple model system coverage beyond rats, mice, and monkeys * Extensively expanded index for easier referencing

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs

Author: Harold Abelson

Publisher: Mit Press

ISBN: 9780262011532

Category: Computers

Page: 657

View: 6846

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs has had a dramatic impact on computer science curricula over the past decade. This long-awaited revision contains changes throughout the text. There are new implementations of most of the major programming systems in the book, including the interpreters and compilers, and the authors have incorporated many small changes that reflect their experience teaching the course at MIT since the first edition was published. A new theme has been introduced that emphasizes the central role played by different approaches to dealing with time in computational models: objects with state, concurrent programming, functional programming and lazy evaluation, and nondeterministic programming. There are new example sections on higher-order procedures in graphics and on applications of stream processing in numerical programming, and many new exercises. In addition, all the programs have been reworked to run in any Scheme implementation that adheres to the IEEE standard.

Absolute C++

Author: Walter Savitch,Kenrick Mock

Publisher: Addison-Wesley

ISBN: 9780133970784

Category: Computers

Page: 1008

View: 6772

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyProgrammingLab does not come packaged with this content If you would like to purchase MyProgrammingLab search for ISBN-10:0134225392 /ISBN-13: 9780134225395. That package includes ISBN-10: 0133970787 /ISBN-13: 9780133970784 and ISBN-10: 0134254007 /ISBN-13: 9780134254005. Introduction and Advancement in C++ Programming Absolute C++ is a comprehensive introduction to the C++ programming language. The text is organized around the specific use of C++, providing programmers with an opportunity to master the language completely. Adaptable to a wide range of users, the text is appropriate for beginner to advanced programmers familiar with the C++ language. The Sixth Edition covers everything from basic syntax to more advanced topics, such as polymorphism, exception handling, and the Standard Template Library, making it ideal for both beginner and intermediate programmers. Updated to reflect the most recent changes in the C++ language, Absolute C++ teaches readers to become proficient in a widely used and important programming language. Also Available with MyProgrammingLab (tm) This title is also available with MyProgrammingLab -- an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn, test their understanding, and pursue a personalized study plan that helps them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyProgrammingLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.
Family & Relationships

World Report on Ageing and Health

Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241565047

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 246

View: 3270

The WHO World report on ageing and health is not for the book shelf it is a living breathing testament to all older people who have fought for their voice to be heard at all levels of government across disciplines and sectors. - Mr Bjarne Hastrup President International Federation on Ageing and CEO DaneAge This report outlines a framework for action to foster Healthy Ageing built around the new concept of functional ability. This will require a transformation of health systems away from disease based curative models and towards the provision of older-person-centred and integrated care. It will require the development sometimes from nothing of comprehensive systems of long term care. It will require a coordinated response from many other sectors and multiple levels of government. And it will need to draw on better ways of measuring and monitoring the health and functioning of older populations. These actions are likely to be a sound investment in society's future. A future that gives older people the freedom to live lives that previous generations might never have imagined. The World report on ageing and health responds to these challenges by recommending equally profound changes in the way health policies for ageing populations are formulated and services are provided. As the foundation for its recommendations the report looks at what the latest evidence has to say about the ageing process noting that many common perceptions and assumptions about older people are based on outdated stereotypes. The report's recommendations are anchored in the evidence comprehensive and forward-looking yet eminently practical. Throughout examples of experiences from different countries are used to illustrate how specific problems can be addressed through innovation solutions. Topics explored range from strategies to deliver comprehensive and person-centred services to older populations to policies that enable older people to live in comfort and safety to ways to correct the problems and injustices inherent in current systems for long-term care.