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Last few months I’m reading it constantly, doing exercises and understanding better whole math.
Great for what it is, but not so great for being able to teach a high school class. I first took a look at it in high school, couldn’t make much progress, and put it Very good book. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Concretr love every comma of it. Addison-Wesley Professional; 2 edition March 10, Graaham This second edition includes important new material about mechanical summation.
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Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation for Computer Science
For a list of corrections patashnuk known errors in the pre printings of the second edition, you may download the errata file in compressed PostScript format 74K bytes. I mean, Donald Knuth is by far the most amazing computer scientist in my mind so considering I am such a huge fanboi of his work, I HAD to read this to refresh my math.
This second edition grabam important new material about mechanical summation. Polish translation by P. The book is based on a course begun in by Knuth at Stanford University.
It made me super pumped for the class even though the class was the bane of my existence and made me question my life decisions daily the sleek design of this book helped. Greek translation by Christos A.
In response to the widespread use of the first edition as a reference book, the bibliography and index have also been concrrete, and additional nontrivial improvements can be found on almost every page. You might as well read the Wiki article’s on the subject. To ask other readers questions about Concrete Mathematicsplease sign up.
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It’s an interesting take on discrete math. Hungarian translation by S. Refresh and try again. Mathematics for Computer Science. One person found this helpful. However, at some point the reader mathemtics to make a judgment as to how long to commit to a certain problem.
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The second edition includes important new material about the revolutionary Gosper-Zeilberger algorithm for mechanical summation. This includes Iverson bracketfloor and ceiling functions and notation for rising and falling factorials. The kindle version is borderline unusable.
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