**Author**: Peter Grossman

**Publisher:** Macmillan International Higher Education

**ISBN:** 0230374050

**Category:** Computers

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## Discrete Mathematics for Computing

Discrete Mathematics for Computing presents the essential mathematics needed for the study of computing and information systems. The subject is covered in a gentle and informal style, but without compromising the need for correct methodology. It is perfect for students with a limited background in mathematics. This new edition includes: • An expanded section on encryption • Additional examples of the ways in which theory can be applied to problems in computing • Many more exercises covering a range of levels, from the basic to the more advanced This book is ideal for students taking a one-semester introductory course in discrete mathematics - particularly for first year undergraduates studying Computing and Information Systems. PETER GROSSMAN has worked in both MA26 and industrial roles as a mathematician and computing professional. As a lecturer in mathematics, he was responsible for coordinating and developing mathematics courses for Computing students. He has also applied his skills in areas as diverse as calculator design, irrigation systems and underground mine layouts. He lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.
## Discrete Mathematics for Computing

This book is a short, concise introduction to key mathematical ideas for computing students which develops their understanding of discrete mathematics and its application in computing. The topics are presented in a well defined, logical order that build upon each other and are constantly reinforced by worked examples. Reliance on students' previous mathematical experience is kept to a minimum, though some basic algebraic manipulation is required. This book is appropriate for CS and Math students in an undergraduate Discrete Math course. The content constitutes an accepted core of mathematics for computer scientists (for example, the formal methods used in computer science draw heavily on the discrete methematical concepts covered here, particularly logic, sets, relations and functions). Emphasis is placed on clear and careful explanations of basic ideas and on building confidence in developing mathematical competence through carefully selected exercises. All chapters conclude with short applications/case studies relevant to computing, which provide further motivation to engage with the mathematical ideas involved, and also demonstrate how the mathematics can be applied in a computing context.
## Mathematics for Computing

This book provides an approachable introduction to mathematical concepts explaining their importance and how they fit into the study of computing. It is written for students who are taking a first unit in 'Computing Mathematics' as part of a Computing Degree or HND. Relating theory to practice helps demonstrate difficult concepts to students. The author therefore concludes most topics with a short discussion of some areas of application to aid comprehension. Self-test questions are included in each chapter to allow the reader to review a topic and check their understanding before progressing. This book provides an approachable introduction to mathematical concepts explaining their importance and how they fit into the study of computing. It is written for students who are taking a first unit in 'Computing Mathematics' as part of a Computing Degree or HND. Relating theory to practice helps demonstrate difficult concepts to students. The author therefore concludes most topics with a short discussion of some areas of application to aid comprehension. Self-test questions are included in each chapter to allow the reader to review a topic and check their understanding before progressing.
## Discrete mathematics for computing

## Discrete mathematics for computing

## Modelling Computing Systems

This engaging text presents the fundamental mathematics and modelling techniques for computing systems in a novel and light-hearted way, which can be easily followed by students at the very beginning of their university education. Key concepts are taught through a large collection of challenging yet fun mathematical games and logical puzzles that require no prior knowledge about computers. The text begins with intuition and examples as a basis from which precise concepts are then developed; demonstrating how, by working within the confines of a precise structured method, the occurrence of errors in the system can be drastically reduced. Features: demonstrates how game theory provides a paradigm for an intuitive understanding of the nature of computation; contains more than 400 exercises throughout the text, with detailed solutions to half of these presented at the end of the book, together with numerous theorems, definitions and examples; describes a modelling approach based on state transition systems.
## Sets, Logic and Maths for Computing

This easy-to-follow textbook introduces the mathematical language, knowledge and problem-solving skills that undergraduates need to study computing. The language is in part qualitative, with concepts such as set, relation, function and recursion/induction; but it is also partly quantitative, with principles of counting and finite probability. Entwined with both are the fundamental notions of logic and their use for representation and proof. Features: teaches finite math as a language for thinking, as much as knowledge and skills to be acquired; uses an intuitive approach with a focus on examples for all general concepts; brings out the interplay between the qualitative and the quantitative in all areas covered, particularly in the treatment of recursion and induction; balances carefully the abstract and concrete, principles and proofs, specific facts and general perspectives; includes highlight boxes that raise common queries and clear confusions; provides numerous exercises, with selected solutions.
## Mathematics for Electrical Engineering and Computing

Mathematics for Electrical Engineering and Computing embraces many applications of modern mathematics, such as Boolean Algebra and Sets and Functions, and also teaches both discrete and continuous systems - particularly vital for Digital Signal Processing (DSP). In addition, as most modern engineers are required to study software, material suitable for Software Engineering - set theory, predicate and prepositional calculus, language and graph theory - is fully integrated into the book. Excessive technical detail and language are avoided, recognising that the real requirement for practising engineers is the need to understand the applications of mathematics in everyday engineering contexts. Emphasis is given to an appreciation of the fundamental concepts behind the mathematics, for problem solving and undertaking critical analysis of results, whether using a calculator or a computer. The text is backed up by numerous exercises and worked examples throughout, firmly rooted in engineering practice, ensuring that all mathematical theory introduced is directly relevant to real-world engineering. The book includes introductions to advanced topics such as Fourier analysis, vector calculus and random processes, also making this a suitable introductory text for second year undergraduates of electrical, electronic and computer engineering, undertaking engineering mathematics courses. Dr Attenborough is a former Senior Lecturer in the School of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering at South Bank University. She is currently Technical Director of The Webbery - Internet development company, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Fundamental principles of mathematics introduced and applied in engineering practice, reinforced through over 300 examples directly relevant to real-world engineering
## Numerical Mathematics and Computing

Authors Ward Cheney and David Kincaid show students of science and engineering the potential computers have for solving numerical problems and give them ample opportunities to hone their skills in programming and problem solving. NUMERICAL MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING, 7th Edition also helps students learn about errors that inevitably accompany scientific computations and arms them with methods for detecting, predicting, and controlling these errors. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
## Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science

Master the fundamentals of discrete mathematics with DISCRETE MATHEMATICS FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE with Student Solutions Manual CD-ROM! An increasing number of computer scientists from diverse areas are using discrete mathematical structures to explain concepts and problems and this mathematics text shows you how to express precise ideas in clear mathematical language. Through a wealth of exercises and examples, you will learn how mastering discrete mathematics will help you develop important reasoning skills that will continue to be useful throughout your career.
## Java programmieren lernen für Dummies

Steigen Sie mit diesem Buch in die Welt des Programmierens ein und zwar mit der beliebten Programmiersprache Java! Schritt für Schritt werden Sie mit den Grundlagen, wie zum Beispiel Variablen, Schleifen und objektorientierter Programmierung, vertraut gemacht, probieren viele anschauliche Beispiele aus und schreiben Ihr erstes eigenes Programm. Dieses Buch steht Ihnen bei allen Herausforderungen jederzeit mit hilfreichen Tipps und Lösungsvorschlägen zur Seite, sodass Sie auf Ihrem Weg zum Programmierer optimal gerüstet sind! Mit den Programmbeispielen zum Herunterladen können Sie das Gelernte direkt ausprobieren.
## Mathematics of Discrete Structures for Computer Science

Mathematics plays a key role in computer science, some researchers would consider computers as nothing but the physical embodiment of mathematical systems. And whether you are designing a digital circuit, a computer program or a new programming language, you need mathematics to be able to reason about the design -- its correctness, robustness and dependability. This book covers the foundational mathematics necessary for courses in computer science. The common approach to presenting mathematical concepts and operators is to define them in terms of properties they satisfy, and then based on these definitions develop ways of computing the result of applying the operators and prove them correct. This book is mainly written for computer science students, so here the author takes a different approach: he starts by defining ways of calculating the results of applying the operators and then proves that they satisfy various properties. After justifying his underlying approach the author offers detailed chapters covering propositional logic, predicate calculus, sets, relations, discrete structures, structured types, numbers, and reasoning about programs. The book contains chapter and section summaries, detailed proofs and many end-of-section exercises -- key to the learning process. The book is suitable for undergraduate and graduate students, and although the treatment focuses on areas with frequent applications in computer science, the book is also suitable for students of mathematics and engineering.
## An Introduction to Mathematics for Computing and It Practitioners

There are a number of topics within mathematics which have a direct relevance to computing and IT. Some of these topics form the basis of how a computer processes data, some are used at a higher level to enable a program to perform a required function, and others are algorithmic and can be easily implemented within a computer program. This books attempts to bring together many of these mathematical concepts and present them in a way that is relevant to those studying ICT and computing qualifications, and to those who would like to start to explore this subject for themselves. This book not only demonstrates how to perform the relevant calculations, but puts the topics into the context of computing. Explanations include simple diagrams, tables of data, worked examples and questions with worked answers to allow the reader to check their understanding of a topic. Some of the explanations include the use of algorithms and flowcharts as well as coded examples using JavaScript. Additionally, throughout this book there are examples to illustrate how the mathematical concepts are used within computing and IT. Please note that this book is purely an introduction to this subject and many of the concepts are described in their simplest form. The reader may then wish to go and explore a specific topic in more depth. The following is a list of the topics which are covered by the book: - Algorithms: Steps and Flowcharts. - Matrices: Operations, Transformations, Simultaneous Equations, Maps and Graphs. - Sequences and Series: Arithmetic, Geometric, Recursive Algorithms, Fibonacci Sequence, Golden Ratio. - Searching and Sorting Algorithms: Bubble Sort, Quicksort and Binary Search. - Probability: Tree Diagrams, Space Diagrams, Venn Diagrams and Simulation. - Number Systems: Binary, Octal, Hexadecimal, Conversions between number systems, Operations on Binary, Gray Codes. - Boolean Algebra: Logical Operators, Venn Diagrams, Boolean Expressions and Logic Gates. - Character Codes: ASCII, Unicode, UTF-8, Hamming Codes, MIME Base 64. - IP Addresses: IPv4, Network and Host IDs, CIDR Notations and Subnetting.
## Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists

Stein/Drysdale/Bogart's Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists is ideal for computer science students taking the discrete math course. Written specifically for computer science students, this unique textbook directly addresses their needs by providing a foundation in discrete math while using motivating, relevant CS applications. This text takes an active-learning approach where activities are presented as exercises and the material is then fleshed out through explanations and extensions of the exercises.
## Mathematics for Engineering, Technology and Computing Science

Mathematics for Engineering, Technology and Computing Science is a text on mathematics for courses in engineering, technology, and computing science. It covers linear algebra, ordinary differential equations, and vector analysis, together with line and multiple integrals. This book consists of eight chapters and begins with a discussion on determinants and linear equations, with emphasis on how the value of a determinant is defined and how it may be obtained. Solution of linear equations and the dependence between linear equations are also considered. The next chapter introduces the reader to matrix algebra and linear equations; ordinary differential equations; ordinary linear differential equations of the second order; and solution in power series of differential equations. The Laplace transformation is also examined, along with line and multiple integrals. The last chapter is devoted to vector analysis and includes the basic ideas needed for an algebra of vectors as well as examples and problems of several applications. This monograph will be of interest to students of mathematics, computer science, and engineering courses.
## Mathematics and Computing

This book constitutes the proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Mathematics and Computing, ICMC 2018, held in Varanasi, India, in January 2018. The 29 papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 116 submissions. They are organized in topical sections on security and coding theory; computing; applied mathematics; pure mathematics.

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