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You’ll begin by getting a solid introduction to programming in Python. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. If you already know programming, and just want to learn Python data and control mechanisms, this is not the book for you. I’ll hold onto this one versus ugttag as used, as is my typical MO after finishing with coursework.

This book is not meant to teach you only programming, or only Python. Jun 26, Adam Dodd rated it really liked it. It uses Python just as a tool to teach the science of computing at an introductory level. See all 30 reviews. Good college level overview. If you know a bit python syntax, this is the best self-contained intro book to computer and data science. gutgag


Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

Ships from and sold by Amazon. Don’t expect it to be a step by step guide of how to program in the Python language, or how to use its multiple libraries.

Jainish rated it really liked it Mar 02, Germancho pythoh it it was amazing Feb 07, Students are introduced to Python and the basics of programming in the context of such computational concepts and techniques as exhaustive enumeration, bisection search, and efficient approximation algorithms.

Great book, some great examples on running trials.

Guttag is the Dugald C. Buy Guttag for sure, or Zelle if you feel the need for a slower pace, and Miller and Ranum to flesh out your algorithms. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

The new edition of an introductory text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Lynne Daniels rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Vladimir Yashnikov rated it it was amazing Dec 06, People looking to learn Computer Science. Though I preferred Zelle’s introduction to the subject, this was an interesting and very useful text I used jlhn the edX ojhn. An Introduction to Computer Science, 3rd Ed. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

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This is obviously one of the best pythhon technical books. There’s no such thing as the only computer science book you’ll ever need.


While i understand that it is a part of learning CS, this book will not be easy someone new on mohn subject. If you require a more leisurely pace, John Zelle’s Python Programming, an Introduction to Computer Science takes pages to cover what this book covers in pages, and then has a short chapter just touching on what this book covers more deeply in the remaining pages.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Armed with that, you’ll go hands-on with important computing ideas like random methods, statistics, and optimization, using tools of great theoretical beauty and great practical importance.