Intended for one or two term introductory courses in discrete mathematics, this book offers an introduction through an algorithmic approach that focuses on problem-solving techniques. It stresses the importance of reading and doing proofs, and presents a discussion of algorithms, recursive algorithms, and the analysis of algorithms.
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Mild revision of top selling text. This text has the best coverage of topics in computer science. New edition features new Mathematician's Corner which is found in each chapter and shows students how to do proofs.About the Author:
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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Book Description Macmillan USA, 1984. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 23609001