Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Art and Science of C : An Introduction to Computer Science - 95 edition

Art and Science of C : An Introduction to Computer Science (ISBN10: 0201543222; ISBN13: 9780201543223)
ISBN13: 978-0201543223
ISBN10: 0201543222

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0201156898
ISBN10: 020115689X

Summary: The Art and Science of C is specifically designed to teach introductory programming using ANSI C. Roberts uses standard software engineering strategies---procedural abstraction, modular decomposition, and information hiding---from start to finish. What is unique about this book is Roberts' use of libraries. This method has two advantages. First, Roberts uses the libraries to emphasize the techniques of procedural abstraction, modular development, and information hidi
ng, which are essential tools for the professional programmer. By emphasizing these concepts from the very beginning to the text, students develop the skills necessary to manage complexity when it arises.

Second, the text makes the material easier for students to learn. Early in the book, Roberts introduces several new libraries that hide details from the students until they are ready to use them. The libraries give the students the power to write useful programs that they could not yet develop on their own. Later chapters reveal the implementation of those libraries, thereby allowing students to appreciate the power of abstraction. With this text, Roberts provides you with everything you'll need to manage C's inherent complexity.

* Promotes solid programming skills by including discussion of the hows as well as the whys of programming.

* Includes helpful learning tools:

* Review questions covering key elements end each chapter.

* Exercises, over 175 in the text.

* Sample programs illustrate both the mechanics of programming and the use of good programming style.

* Buggy programs help student identity and correct bugs of their own.
...show more
Summary: The Art and Science of C is specifically designed to teach introductory programming using ANSI C. Roberts uses standard software engineering strategies---procedural abstraction, modular decomposition, and information hiding---from start to finish. What is unique about this book is Roberts' use of libraries. This method has two advantages. First, Roberts uses the libraries to emphasize the techniques of procedural abstraction, modular development, and information hiding, which are essential tools for the professional programmer. By emphasizing these concepts from the very beginning to the text, students develop the skills necessary to manage complexity when it arises.

Second, the text makes the material easier for students to learn. Early in the book, Roberts introduces several new libraries that hide details from the students until they are ready to use them. The libraries give the students the power to write useful programs that they could not yet develop on their own. Later chapters reveal the implementation of those libraries, thereby allowing students to appreciate the power of abstraction. With this text, Roberts provides you with everything you'll need to manage C's inherent complexity.

* Promotes solid programming skills by including discussion of the hows as well as the whys of programming.

* Includes helpful learning tools:

* Review questions covering key elements end each chapter.

* Exercises, over 175 in the text.

* Sample programs illustrate both the mechanics of programming and the use of good programming style.

* Buggy programs help student identity and correct bugs of their own.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published: 08/31/1994
International: No

View Preface
View Author Bio
View Table of Contents



List Price: $150.60
Used  Currently Sold Out
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $70.49
Due back 07/31/2015
Rental
Save $80.11 (53%)
  • Free return shipping
  • In stock
  • 21-day satisfaction guarantee
CDs or access codes may not be included
Marketplace sellers starting at $73.25

12 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Art and Science of C : An Introduction to Computer Science
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (12)  |  New (4)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (1)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$127.47
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$73.25
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Bookbyte-OR
Salem, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
All text is legible, may contain markings, cover wear, loose/torn pages or staining and much writing. SKU:9780201543223-5-0
$73.33
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
This book shows minor wear and is in very good condition. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$73.33
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Yankee Clipper Books
Windsor Locks, CT
Seller Rating: 4.57
Sail the Seas of Value
$78.10
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Time For Books
Clermont, FL
Seller Rating: 4.21
0201543222 Very Nice Copy--SPEEDY SHIPPING/100% Money BACK Guarantee!
$129.95
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
omgtextbooks
Pueblo West, CO
Seller Rating: 3.76
Reading, MA 1994 Trade paperback Fair. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 704 p.
$138.60
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
indoo
Avenel, NJ
Seller Rating: 4.15
BRAND NEW
$201.36
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Palexbooks
Idyllwild, CA
Seller Rating: 3.67
New
$218.61
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Russell Books
Victoria, BC
Seller Rating: 4.28
PAPERBACK New 0201543222 Special order direct from the distributor.
Page:   1     2     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close