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Per-mikael Bruvik gutgag it it was ok Jul 12, Great material for anyone trying to learn computer programming or the python language itself. Jainish rated it really liked it Mar 02, Otherwise, this is more comprehensive than the online tutorials, though the Python Docs website is plentiful.

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Students are introduced to Python and the basics of programming in the context of such computational concepts and techniques as exhaustive enumeration, bisection search, and efficient approximation algorithms.

Doesn’t really follow Python idioms in coding–really codes like Java in Python. If you require a more leisurely pace, John Zelle’s Python Programming, an Introduction to Computer Science takes pages to cover what this book covers in pages, and then has a short chapter just touching on what this book covers more deeply in the remaining pages. Goodreads helps you keep track guttat books you want to read.


Jim rated it really liked it Oct 01, But the overall arc of the book provides a solid course of study for those just getting started with computer programming and computational data analysis, two skills no scientist or engineer should be without. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python by John Guttag

Amazon Advertising Find, lython, and engage customers. Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python can serve as a stepping-stone to more advanced computer science courses, or as a basic grounding in computational problem solving for students in other disciplines. Zelle’s book is also a popular first year CS text, but obviously for a different audience. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. It is a very good introduction to computer science and python programming. Obviously, you will learn more with this book if you can take the pace. I bought Zelle’s book also and have used it for extra exercises and the occasional alternative explanation.


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Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

Oliver Bogler rated it really liked it Jan 10, I chose this book for teaching a small intro CS class in Python 3after reviewing a lot of other books. This book has a guttg of clarifications and examples that will make your progress on the course so much easier.

Lists with This Book. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. It is really rare to find these topics covered in a book meant for beginners. I purchased this while taking the author’s MIT course. Saaya rated it really liked it Aug 15, This book is a supplement for 6.

An Introduction to Jlhn Science, 3rd Ed. This is not ‘a Python book’ — although you will learn Python. The book is extremely easy to read and offers a very broad perspective.