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Although it covers such traditional topics as computational complexity and simple algorithms, the book focuses joun a wide range of topics not found in most introductory texts, including information visualization, simulations to model randomness, computational techniques to understand data, and statistical techniques that inform and misinform as well as two related but relatively advanced topics: There was a problem filtering reviews right now.
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Don’t kntroduction a Kindle? 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.
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The author also has a great sense of humor, which helps keep things moving along! Read this book for the Mitx course on edx.
Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python by John Guttag
May 01, Carl rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Timothy A Budd data. See all 18 reviews. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. John Guttag is an extraordinary teacher and an extraordinary writer. Obviously, you will learn more with this book if you can take the pace. A “stable” edition is due in Summer Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python
While i understand that it is a part of learning CS, this book will not be easy someone new on the subject. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. I’ll hold onto this one versus selling as used, as is my typical Inntroduction after finishing with coursework.
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It also states that there is a more refined version expected later this year summer Add both to Cart Add both to List. This new edition has been updated for Python 3, reorganized to make it easier to use for courses that cover only a subset of the material, and offers additional material including five new chapters.
Instead this books uses Python to teach you about pytho and how to think and solve problems like a computer scientist. Share your thoughts with other customers. A practical introduction to computation from MIT Press. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Jainish rated it really liked it Mar 02, Even one such as I, who has been working in the IT industry for nearly 30 years, got a huge amount of value from this book, as much of the content provided some good reminders of things that I’d since forgot, including probability and statistical analysis.
With humor and historical anecdotes, John Guttag conveys the breadth and joy of computer science without compromising technical detail. I got this book introuction the MITx course. People looking to learn Computer Science. If you a true beginner, wait for that edition. Read more Read less. This book covers the material well. This edition offers expanded material on statistics and machine learning and new chapters computtation Frequentist and Bayesian statistics.
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As such you don’t get the adjustable page widths of a normal kindle book. Customers who bought this item also bought. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. 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.
Pages with related products. Showing of 30 reviews. See all 30 reviews. In its entirety, the book should be considered an excellent introduction to computer science and pythn – as mentioned previously, I’d have loved to have this book when I started out in information science some 30 years ago.
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.
English Choose a language for shopping. I got about 30 pages in and found it very challenging – maybe too much so for a beginner.