Good books in computer science?

Paul Rubin http
Sun Jun 14 23:18:22 CEST 2009


dads <wayne.dads.bell at gmail.com> writes:
> I'm wanting to purchase some of the titles that have been raised in
> this thread. When I look they are very expensive books which is
> understandable. Do you think getting earlier editions that are cheaper
> is a daft thing or should I fork out the extra £10-£30 to get the
> latest edition?

It depends on the book.  Also, keep in mind that quite a few good
books these days are online where you can read them for free.  SICP
(mentioned in my earlier post) is one of them.



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