Good books in computer science?
Albert van der Horst
albert at spenarnc.xs4all.nl
Sat Jun 27 13:02:09 CEST 2009
In article <7xocssvzrh.fsf at ruckus.brouhaha.com>,
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
>koranthala <koranthala at gmail.com> writes:
>> Which are the classic books in computer science which one should
>> I have (a) Code Complete (b) GOF (c) Art of programming.
>> Art of programming was too tough for me - and I couldnt understand
>> much. The other two were good books - I understood and implemented
>> quite a bit from both.
>> What are the other books which I should peruse?
>Code Complete and GOF are software engineering books but not really
>CS books. TAOCP is a CS book but a bit old fashioned. Other classics:
>Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson,
>Ronald L. Rivest, and Clifford Stein.
Thanks. I lost that title a while ago, must buy.
Also "Numerical Recipe's in FORTRAN/Pascal/C"
(Have they done Python yet?)
>Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs by Harold Abelson
>and Gerald Jay Sussman (online at mitpress.mit.edu/sicp)
Albert van der Horst, UTRECHT,THE NETHERLANDS
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