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Guide to Discrete Mathematics [electronic resource] : An Accessible Introduction to the History, Theory, Logic and Applications / by Gerard O'Regan.

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dc.contributor.author O'Regan, Gerard. author.
dc.contributor.author SpringerLink (Online service)
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-02T10:44:35Z
dc.date.available 2017-12-02T10:44:35Z
dc.date.created 2016.
dc.date.issued 2016
dc.identifier.isbn 9783319445618
dc.identifier.uri http://dspace.conacyt.gov.py/xmlui/handle/123456789/19160
dc.description XXI, 368 p. 117 illus.
dc.description.abstract This stimulating textbook/reference presents a broad and accessible guide to the fundamentals of discrete mathematics, highlighting how the techniques may be applied to various exciting areas in computing. The text is designed to motivate and inspire the reader, encouraging further study in this important skill. Topics and features: Provides an introduction to the building blocks of discrete mathematics, including sets, relations and functions Describes the basics of number theory, the techniques of induction and recursion, and the applications of mathematical sequences, series, permutations, and combinations Presents the essentials of algebra, covering simultaneous and quadratic equations, and the laws of logarithms and indices, in addition to such structures in abstract algebra as monoids, groups, rings, integral domains, fields, and vector spaces Explains the fundamentals of automata theory, matrices, graph theory, cryptography, coding theory, language theory, and the concepts of computability and decidability Reviews the history of logic, discussing propositional and predicate logic, as well as such advanced topics as fuzzy logic, temporal logic, intuitionistic logic, undefined values, theorem provers, and the applications of logic to AI Examines the important field of software engineering, describing formal methods, including the Z specification language Investigates probability and statistics, covering discrete random variables, probability distributions, sample spaces, variance and standard deviation, and hypothesis testing This engaging and clearly written work offers an invaluable overview of discrete mathematics for undergraduate computer science students, and to students of mathematics interested in the rich applications of discrete mathematics to the field of computing.
dc.description.tableofcontents Mathematics in Civilization -- Sets, Relations and Functions -- Number Theory -- Mathematical Induction and Recursion -- Sequences, Series and Permutations and Combinations -- Algebra -- Automata Theory -- Matrix Theory -- Graph Theory -- Cryptography -- Coding Theory -- Language Theory and Semantics -- Computability and Decidability -- A Short History of Logic -- Propositional and Predicate Logic -- Advanced Topics in Logic -- Software Engineering Mathematics -- Formal Methods -- Z Formal Specification Language -- Probability, Statistics and Applications.
dc.language eng
dc.publisher Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2016.
dc.relation.ispartofseries Springer eBooks
dc.relation.ispartofseries Texts in Computer Science, 1868-0941
dc.relation.ispartofseries Texts in Computer Science, 1868-0941
dc.relation.uri http://cicco.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-44561-8
dc.subject Computer science.
dc.subject Arithmetic and logic units, Computer.
dc.subject Computer logic.
dc.subject Computer science Mathematics.
dc.subject Computers.
dc.subject Computer mathematics.
dc.subject Computer Science.
dc.subject Discrete Mathematics in Computer Science.
dc.subject Arithmetic and Logic Structures.
dc.subject Logics and Meanings of Programs.
dc.subject History of Computing.
dc.subject Mathematical Applications in Computer Science.
dc.subject Math Applications in Computer Science.
dc.subject.ddc 004.0151 23
dc.subject.lcc QA76.9.M35
dc.subject.other Computer Science (Springer-11645)
dc.title Guide to Discrete Mathematics [electronic resource] : An Accessible Introduction to the History, Theory, Logic and Applications / by Gerard O'Regan.
dc.type text
dc.identifier.doi 10.1007/978-3-319-44561-8
dc.identifier.bib 978-3-319-44561-8
dc.format.rdamedia computer
dc.format.rdacarrier online resource
dc.format.rda text file PDF


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