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This book introduces the mathematics that supports advanced computer programming and the analysis of algorithms. The primary aim of its well-known authors is to provide a solid and relevant base of mathematical skills - the skills needed to solve complex problems, to evaluate horrendous sums, and to discover subtle patterns in data. It is an indispensable text and reference not only for computer scientists - the authors themselves rely heavily on it! - but for serious users of mathematics in virtually every discipline.
Concrete Mathematics is a blending of CONtinuous and disCRETE mathematics. "More concretely," the authors explain, "it is the controlled manipulation of mathematical formulas, using a collection of techniques for solving problems." The subject matter is primarily an expansion of the Mathematical Preliminaries section in Knuth's classic Art of Computer Programming, but the style of presentation is more leisurely, and individual topics are covered more deeply. Several new topics have been added, and the most significant ideas have been traced to their historical roots. The book includes more than 500 exercises, divided into six categories. Complete answers are provided for all exercises, except research problems, making the book particularly valuable for self-study.
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This second edition includes important new material about mechanical summation. In response to the widespread use of the first edition as a reference book, the bibliography and index have also been expanded, and additional nontrivial improvements can be found on almost every page. Readers will appreciate the informal style of Concrete Mathematics. Particularly enjoyable are the marginal graffiti contributed by students who have taken courses based on this material. The authors want to convey not only the importance of the techniques presented, but some of the fun in learning and using them.
..Amazing..now I see the beauty in mathematics..Knuth weaves magic..book is pure gem ..should be on every computer scientists table. Thank you very much for the book dear authors.Am 18. November 1999 veröffentlicht
This book is an excellent introduction to the mathematics of algorithms, and besides featuring an engaging, chatty style, is for the most part accessible to people who do not have... Lesen Sie weiter...Am 16. Juli 1999 veröffentlicht
This is not a book on CONCRETE mathematics. If it were a book on concrete mathematics, then the authors would show how the techniques described in the book arise from having to... Lesen Sie weiter...Am 25. April 1999 veröffentlicht