Author:
Bernard Kolman - Robert Busby - Sharon C. Ross

ISBN 13:
9780132297516

ISBN 10:
132297515

Edition:
6

Publisher:
Pearson

Publication Date:
2008-07-24

Format:
Hardcover

Pages:
552

List Price:
$191.80

Key Message: Discrete Mathematical Structures, Sixth Edition, offers a clear and concise presentation of the fundamental concepts of discrete mathematics. This introductory book contains more genuine computer science applications than any other text in the field, and will be especially helpful for readers interested in computer science. This book is written at an appropriate level for a wide variety of readers, and assumes a college algebra course as the only prerequisite.

Key Topics: Fundamentals; Logic; Counting; Relations and Digraphs; Functions; Order Relations and Structures; Trees; Topics in Graph Theory; Semigroups and Groups; Languages and Finite-State Machines; Groups and Coding

Market: For all readers interested in discrete mathematics.

A text for a first course at the freshman and sophomore level, incorporating topics useful in computer science, for use in mathematics, computer science, and computer engineering programs. Chapters on subjects including logic, digraphs, trees, and finite- state machines include computational and theoretical exercises and answers, chapter reviews, and group experiment assignments. This third edition contains new material on mathematical structures and graph theory, coding exercises, and revised exercises. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)