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Roland Backhouse - Algorithmic Problem Solving - 9780470684535 - V9780470684535
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Algorithmic Problem Solving

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Description for Algorithmic Problem Solving Paperback. * Novel approach to the mathematics of problem solving, in particular how to do logical calculations. * Many of the problems are well-known from (mathematical) puzzle books. * The solution method in the book is new and more relevant to the true nature of problem solving in the modern IT-dominated world. Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PBKS; UMB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 190 x 233 x 23. Weight in Grams: 798.
An entertaining and captivating way to learn the fundamentals of using algorithms to solve problems

The algorithmic approach to solving problems in computer technology is an essential tool. With this unique book, algorithm expert Roland Backhouse shares his four decades of experience to teach the fundamental principles of using algorithms to solve problems. Using fun and well-known puzzles to gradually introduce different aspects of algorithms in mathematics and computing. Backhouse presents a readable, entertaining, and energetic book that will motivate and challenge students to open their minds to the algorithmic nature of problem solving.

  • Provides a novel approach to the mathematics of problem ... Read more
  • Uses popular and entertaining puzzles to teach you different aspects of using algorithms to solve mathematical and computing challenges
  • Features a theory section that supports each of the puzzles presented throughout the book
  • Assumes only an elementary understanding of mathematics
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John Wiley & Sons Inc United Kingdom
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About Roland Backhouse
Roland Backhouse leads the Foundations of Programming research group at the University of Nottingham. He returned to the UK in 1999 after spending 13 years in the Netherlands, 9 of which as professor at Eindhoven University of Technology (the institution that pioneered the style of reasoning and construction of programs that forms the basis for this book).

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