Computer Science A First Course Author:A.I. Forsythe, M.A.; T.A. Keenan, Ph.D.; E.I. Organick, Ph.D.; & W. Stenberg, Ph.D. A First Course in Computer Science is a book that begins with a step-by-step methodical chain that begins with a problem, processes it through a computer, and ends with a satisfactory solution. — This book is the outgrowth of a School Mathematics Study Group Program, begun in 1964, of which we were a part. This book is based on the SMSG text and ... more »on our experience in teaching this text at high school and college levels.
This book includes Algorithms and Computers, The Flow-Chart Language, Additional Flow Chart Concepts, Looping, Approximations, Functions and Procedures, Some Mathematical Applications, More Mathematical Applications, Trees, Compiling, More on Tree Search and Storage Concepts, Lists and Strings: Their Storage Structures and Uses, More Aspects of Compiling, and SAMOS.
It is an excellent primer for the earliest of computers: the mainframe.« less