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  1. Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

    By David D. Riley, Kenny A. Hunt

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Through examples and analogies, Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver introduces computational thinking as part of an introductory computing course and shows how computer science concepts are applicable to other fields. It keeps the material accessible and relevant to noncomputer...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  2. Making Music with Computers

    Creative Programming in Python

    By Bill Manaris, Andrew R. Brown

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Teach Your Students How to Use Computing to Explore Powerful and Creative Ideas In the twenty-first century, computers have become indispensable in music making, distribution, performance, and consumption. Making Music with Computers: Creative Programming in Python introduces important concepts...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. A Concise Introduction to Data Structures using Java

    By Mark J. Johnson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    A student-friendly text, A Concise Introduction to Data Structures Using Java takes a developmental approach, starting with simpler concepts first and then building toward greater complexity. Important topics, such as linked lists, are introduced gradually and revisited with increasing depth. More...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  4. A Functional Start to Computing with Python

    By Ted Herman

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    A Functional Start to Computing with Python enables students to quickly learn computing without having to use loops, variables, and object abstractions at the start. Requiring no prior programming experience, the book draws on Python’s flexible data types and operations as well as its capacity for...

    Published July 25th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. Introduction to the Art of Programming Using Scala

    By Mark C. Lewis

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    With its flexibility for programming both small and large projects, Scala is an ideal language for teaching beginning programming. Yet there are no textbooks on Scala currently available for the CS1/CS2 levels. Introduction to the Art of Programming Using Scala presents many concepts from CS1 and...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  6. The Tao of Computing, Second Edition

    By Henry M. Walker

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Describing both the practical details of interest to students and the high-level concepts and abstractions highlighted by faculty, The Tao of Computing, Second Edition presents a comprehensive introduction to computers and computer technology. This edition updates its popular predecessor with new...

    Published July 5th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. User Interface Software

    Principles and Technologies

    By Manuel Perez-Quinones, Pardha Pyla, Manas Tungare

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    A timely contribution to the literature of human-computer interaction, this text explains how to build interactive software applying principles from the fields of human-computer interaction, psychology, and software engineering. The book's primary emphasis is on how to build interactive...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  8. Java Problem-Solving with Games

    By Colleen van Lent, Scott Wallace

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    This comprehensive textbook uses games to explain and illustrate the fundamental concepts of computer science and Java programming. Gaming provides a motivational tool for teaching computer concepts in the text. Through an entertaining and accessible approach, the book presents the core concepts...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Smart Instrumentation

    A Data Flow Approach to Interfacing

    By Uvais Qidwai

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    This text introduces senior undergraduate and graduate students to instrumentation using LabVIEW™ for data flow-based interface design. It covers PC hardware and ports that can be used with circuits. Each chapter presents the theory, relevant mathematics, and algorithmic discussions of the most...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  10. A Gaming Approach to Programming Using C# and XNA

    By Jon A. Preston, Jeffrey Chastine

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    In this accessible book, each chapter presents a key topic, details a simple console-based program to cover the core ideas presented, describes a game that uses the idea, and provides an XNA game that fulfills the idea into a working program. Rather than starting from blank programs and building...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press