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INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTING AND PROGRAMMING IN PYTHON JOHN GUTTAG PDF

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Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python: With Application to Understanding Data (The MIT Press) [John V. Guttag] on *FREE*. Editorial Reviews. Review. This is the ‘computational thinking’ book we have all been waiting for! With humor and historical anecdotes, John Guttag conveys the. An introduction to computer science as a tool to solve real-world analytical problems using Python A Notion of computation; The Python programming language; Some simple algorithms; Testing and debugging John Guttag. Dugald C.

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The new edition of an introductory text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization. Don’t expect it to be a step by step guide of how to program in the Python language, or how to use its multiple libraries.

An excellent companion to the MITx: Refresh and try again. Josh rated it really liked it Apr 27, This book walks you through the vast majority of computational techniques that you need to know as a software engineer.

Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python

It covers a wide range of traditional topics such as computational complexity, basic data structures, Object-oriented programming and dynamic programming. If you’re taking MITx 6. It covers traditional OO topics as well as basic statistics and data manipulation using Python.

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Both halves of the book use Python. Although it covers such traditional topics as computational complexity and simple algorithms, the book focuses on a wide range of topics not found in most introductory texts, including information visualization, simulations to model randomness, computational techniques to understand data, and statistical techniques that inform and misinform as well as two related but relatively advanced topics: Read reviews that mention computer science great book well written course language companion intro mit students computation edition introduction text textbook topics thinking.

The new edition of an introductory text that teaches students the art of computational problem solving, covering topics ranging from simple algorithms to information visualization. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

I boug i am very pleased with the book. Mar 01, Becky marked it as to-read Shelves: It is very well written and an absolute must-read if taking the courses. And the e 6. This book introduces students with little or no prior programming experience to the art of computational problem solving using Python and various Python libraries, including PyLab.

Mar 04, Neal rated it really liked it. Jan 17, Steven rated it really liked it. Is this feature helpful? If read while following the MITx lecture it’s handy but still complicated for an Introduction, because it’s full of computer science jargon that doesn’t explain anything to novice.

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Introduction to Computation and Programming Using Python by John Guttag

Ribbings etikett Magdalena Ribbing. Read this book for the Mitx course on edx. It provides students with skills that will enable them to make productive use of computational techniques, including some of the tools and techniques of data science for using computation to model and interpret data.

Sintaxis, introruction, algorithms and computational complexity are some of the topics you can expect to see in this book, and even though, at some pythonn I had to spent quite a bit of time rereading to grasp some of the concepts, if you have the patience and time, is well worth it! Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Germancho rated it it was amazing Feb 07, This edition offers expanded material on statistics and machine learning and new jntroduction on Frequentist and Bayesian statistics. Guttag is the Dugald C.