In this book you find the basic mathematics that is needed by computer scientists.

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**Gareth Janacek**

http://www.uea.ac.uk/~gj

**Gareth Janacek**

http://www.uea.ac.uk/~gj

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In this book you find the basic mathematics that is needed by computer scientists. The author will help you to understand the meaning and function of mathematical concepts. The best way to learn it, is by doing it, the exercises in this book will help you do just that.

Topics as Elementary logic, factorization, plotting functions and matrices are explained.

This free eBook can be read in combination with and in some cases instead of the following textbooks:

- Discrete Mathematics for Computer Scientists 1st edition, by Scot Drysdale, Clifford Stein, Robert Drysdale & Kenneth Bogart
- Comprehensive Mathematics for Computer Scientists 1 2nd edition, by Guerino Mazzola, Jody Weissmann & Gerard Milmeister
- Mathematical Programming for Operations Researchers and Computer Scientists 1st edition, by Holzman

The aim of this book is to present some the basic mathematics that is needed by computer scientists. The reader is not expected to be a mathematician and we hope will find what follows useful.

Just a word of warning. Unless you are one of the irritating minority mathematics is hard. You cannot just read a mathematics book like a novel. The combination of the compression made by the symbols used and the precision of the argument makes this impossible. It takes time and effort to decipher the mathematics and understand the meaning.

It is a little like programming, it takes time to understand a lot of code and you never understand how to write code by just reading a manual - you have to do it! Mathematics is exactly the same, you need to do it.

- Numbers
- The statement calculus and logic
- Mathematical Induction
- Sets
- Counting
- Functions
- Sequences
- Calculus
- Algebra: Matrices, Vectors etc.
- Probability
- Looking at Data

It is a very good book, with good information
and examples of instructions.
Thank You.

October 21, 2014 at 9:37 AM

Excellent Stuff. Intending to provide math in a nutshell for comp science.
Not sure where are the answers to provided exercises

January 8, 2013 at 7:34 AM