C by Dissection: The Essentials of C Programming

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1996 - Computers - 687 pages
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Highlights of the new edition ANSI C used throughout. Thoroughly tested code available via ftp and compatible with most C systems. More extensive coverage of functions and pointers, which are typical stumbling blocks for the beginner. Early coverage of multifile programs enables the programmer to write properly modular code and produce and use libraries. Early explanation of simple recursion parallels its early introduction in beginning computer science courses. Greater in-depth treatment of recursion reflects computer scientists increasing use of C for implementing sophisticated algorithms. Additional coverage of program correctness and type safety. New section on two-dimensional arrays reflects the growing use of C by computer scientists and engineers. New optional 'Moving to C++' sections at the end of each chapter offer a preview of the C++ object-oriented extensions of C.

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Writing an ANSI C Program
Lexical Elements Operators and the C System
Flow of Control

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About the author (1996)

Ira Pohl is a Professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University. His research interests include artificial intelligence, the C and C++ programming languages, practical complexity problems, heuristic search methods, deductive algorithms, and educational and social issues. He originated error analysis in heuristic search methods and deductive algorithms.

Professor Pohl was formerly a Mackay professor at University of California- Berkeley and a ZWO fellow in the Netherlands. He is the author or co-author of Object-Oriented Programming Using C++, C++ Distilled: A Concise Ansi/Iso Reference and Style Guide, C by Dissection: The Essentials of C Programming, A Book on C: Programming in C, C++ for C Programmers, C++ for Fortran Programmers, C++ for Pascal Programmers, and Turbo C: The Essentials of C Programming, all published by Addison-Wesley.


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