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It’s a college textbook, used in the MIT subject 6. Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python. This edition offers expanded material on statistics and machine learning and new pythno on Frequentist and Bayesian statistics. See all 30 reviews. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. With humor and historical anecdotes, John Guttag conveys the breadth and joy of computer science without compromising technical detail.
I wish the introduction of OOP were a little easier for beginners. Good college level overview.
It covers a wide range of traditional guuttag such as computational complexity, basic data structures, Object-oriented programming and dynamic programming. Buy the selected items together This item: Doesn’t really follow Python idioms in coding–really codes like Java in Python. This is not ‘a Python book’ — although you will learn Python. Superb content, as one might expect from MIT.
The writing style, the vocabulary used, the concise and to-the-point contents, and the vast topics that are covered in this introductory book, all are to serve the purpose johm teaching computational and algorithmic thinking to a nerd-to-be. Mar 04, Neal rated it really liked it. Guttag is the Dugald C. 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.
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Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python
Customers who bought pytohn item also bought. Lynne Daniels rated it it was amazing Jan 05, Showing of 54 reviews. Luckily Khan Academy has some courses. I bought Zelle’s book also and have used it for extra exercises and the occasional alternative explanation. It is terse and fast. The new edition of an jon text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization.
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And you won’t believe it but it is fun to read! However, if one’s objective is to learn Vuttag, it will be necessary to supplement this book with some specific Python tutorials, although the first few chapters will definitely help to establish context and understand the fundamental building blocks of the language.
Both halves of the book use Python. If you are not already a programmer and want to learn python, read “Python the hard way” and the educational materials from the Google dev center.
Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python. This new edition has been updated for Python 3, reorganized to make it easier to use for courses that cover only a subset of the material, and offers additional material including five new chapters.
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 jon pages, and then has a short chapter just touching on what this book covers more deeply in the remaining pages.
But if you had to pick only one, this would be a great choice.
Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python by John Guttag
This also seems to be a good book, and uses Python as its language for examples. This is the ‘computational thinking’ book we have all been waiting for!
Jan 04, Tom Meyer rated it really liked it. This is not ‘a Python book,’ although you will learn Python.