Mathematics in Computing

Mathematics in Computing

An Accessible Guide to Historical, Foundational and Application Contexts

eBook - 2013
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This book provides a guide to the key mathematical concepts and techniques used by computer scientists. Topics and features: ideal for self-study, offering many pedagogical features such as chapter-opening key topics, chapter introductions and summaries, review questions, and a glossary; places our current state of knowledge within the context of the contributions made by early civilizations, such as the ancient Babylonians, Egyptians and Greeks; examines the building blocks of mathematics, including sets, relations and functions; presents an introduction to logic, formal methods and software engineering; explains the fundamentals of number theory, and its application in cryptography; describes the basics of coding theory, language theory, and graph theory; discusses the concept of computability and decideability; includes concise coverage of calculus, probability and statistics, matrices, complex numbers and quaternions. --
Publisher: London : Springer, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781447145349
9781447145332
144714533X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xix, 285 pages) : illustrations

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