Discrete Mathematics

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Prentice Hall, 2009 - Mathematics - 766 pages
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Focused on helping readers understand and construct proofs and, generally, expanding their mathematical maturity this best-seller is an accessible introduction to discrete mathematics. Takes an algorithmic approach that emphasizes problem-solving techniques. Expands discussion on how to construct proofs and treatment of problem solving. Increases number of examples and exercises throughout.

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User Review  - sloDavid - LibraryThing

Why is this book so tall? Good grief, it's like a notebook. I guess it's easier to fit into one's backpack though. Introduces all the basic concepts of the "science" of computer science. Logic ... Read full review

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may i know how much does this book costs in the market

Contents

Sets and Logic
1
Proofs
66
This section can be omitted without loss of continuity
117
Copyright

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About the author (2009)

Richard Johnsonbaugh is Professor Emeritus of Computer Science, Telecommunications and Information Systems, DePaul University, Chicago. Prior to his 20-year service at DePaul University, he was a member and sometime chair of the mathematics departments at Morehouse College and Chicago State University. He has a B.A. degree in mathematics from Yale University, M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in mathematics from the University of Oregon, and an M.S. degree in computer science from the University of Illinois, Chicago. His most recent research interests are in pattern recognition, programming languages, algorithms, and discrete mathematics. He is the author or co-author of numerous books and articles in these areas. Several of his books have been translated into various languages. He is a member of the Mathematical Association of America.

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