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A Cool Brisk Walk Through Discrete Mathematics - version 2.2

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Stephen Davies, University of Mary Washington

Copyright Year: 2023

Publisher: University of Mary Washington

Language: English

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Reviewed by Victoria Bednar, Instructor, Virginia Commonwealth University on 8/12/22

This text covers everything that would be useful for computer science students encountering discrete math for the first time. Many such texts are lacking sections of either probability or combinatorics, while this text includes both. The section... read more

Reviewed by Oscar Levin, Associate Professor, University of Northern Colorado on 5/13/21

The text covers a nice range of topics useful for a student of computer science, including sets, relations and functions, logics and basic proof techniques, basic counting (combinations and permutations), probability, number bases, and some basic... read more

Reviewed by O'Neill Kingston, Assistant Professor, Clarke University on 1/11/21

Comprehensiveness is not necessarily the point of the text, as it is principally concerned with offering Computer Science students an entrance into discrete mathematics that meshes well with CS courses they are likely to have taken. The chapter... read more

Table of Contents

  1. Meetup at the trailhead
  2. Sets
  3. Relations
  4. Probabiltiy
  5. Structures
  6. Counting
  7. Numbers
  8. Logic
  9. Proof

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  • About the Book

    A Cool Brisk Walk Through Discrete Mathematics - and its companion site "allthemath" - are completely-and-forever-free-and-open-source educational materials dedicated to the mathematics that budding computer science practitioners actually need to know. They feature the fun and addictive teaching of award-winning lecturer Dr. Stephen Davies of the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia!

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    Stephen Davies, Ph.D, Computer Science Department, University of Mary Washington

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