Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists

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Addison-Wesley, 1999 - Mathematics - 585 pages
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The second edition of 'Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists' provides an accessible introduction to the subject for beginners and an unparalleled reference source for the more experienced programmer. It includes a thorough coverage of all areas of discrete mathematics, including logic, natural numbers, coding theory, combinatorics, sets, algebraic functions, partially ordered structures, graphs, formal machines and complexity theory, as well as a special emphasis on the central role of propositional and predicate logic. This edition incorporates an improved treatment of induction and coverage of more 'basic' algebra, while the style has been made more accessible. Chapter 6 has been replaced by two chapters on propositional logic and further logic.

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The natural numbers
1
Introductory logic
48
Sets relations and functions
85
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