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Hardcover | $75.00 Text | £48.95 | ISBN: 9780262082815 | 611 pp. | 8 x 9 in | August 1999

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Simply Scheme, second edition

Introducing Computer Science


This lively introduction to computer science and computer programming in Scheme is for non-computer science majors with a strong interest in the subject and for computer science majors who lack prior programming experience. The text allows the student to experience the computer as a tool for expressing ideas, not as a frustrating set of mathematical obstacles. This goal is supported by the use of Scheme, a modern dialect of Lisp, designed to emphasize symbolic programming.


Praise for the first edition

". . . a genuinely terrific introduction to programming and computerscience."

"The authors have written a very user-friendly book. The sentences andthe programs are short; the explanations are step-by-step."