Discrete Structures, Logic, And Computability / Edition 3

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Overview

Thoroughly updated, the new Third Edition of Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability introduces beginning computer science and computer engineering students to the fundamental techniques and ideas used by computer scientists today, focusing on topics from the fields of mathematics, logic, and computer science itself. Dr. Hein provides elementary introductions to those ideas and techniques that are necessary to understand and practice the art and science of computing. The text contains all the topics for discrete structures in the reports of the IEEE/ACM Joint Task Force on Computing Curricula for computer science programs and for computer engineering programs.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763772062
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 2/25/2009
  • Edition description: 3E
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1009
  • Sales rank: 1,379,130
  • Product dimensions: 7.70 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1 Elementary Notions and Notations 1
2 Facts about Functions 73
3 Construction Techniques 127
4 Equivalence, Order, and Inductive Proof 193
5 Analysis Techniques 273
6 Elementary Logic 345
7 Predicate Logic 397
8 Applied Logic 457
9 Computational Logic 505
10 Algebraic Structures and Techniques 557
11 Regular Languages and Finite Automata 633
12 Context-Free Languages and Pushdown Automata 697
13 Turing Machines and Equivalent Models 757
14 Computational Notions 791
Answers to Selected Exercises 827
Bibliography 915
Greek Alphabet 921
Symbol Glossary 923
Index 929
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