Best Reference Books – Computer Fundamentals and Problem Solving

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Computer Fundamentals and Problem Solving subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Computer Fundamentals and Problem Solving along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Computer Fundamentals and Problem Solving subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Computer Fundamentals and Problem Solving" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Python Programming: Using Problem Solving Approach” by Reema Thareja

“Python Programming: Using Problem Solving Approach” Book Review: This book is designed for undergraduate students of computer science engineering, information technology. It can also be used by those doing computer applications. This book will provide students with knowledge necessary to apply the skills in real time setting.

2. “The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book: With Hints and Solutions (Dover Books on Mathematics)” by G Polya and J Kilpatrick

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“The Stanford Mathematics Problem Book: With Hints and Solutions (Dover Books on Mathematics)” Book Review: This book is designed for high school and college students. The book contains theorizing and verifying mathematical facts. It includes examining the general solutions to problems. The book includes 20 sets of mind puzzling problems. Hints and solutions to every problem is also presented in a different section.

3. “Fundamentals of Discrete Math for Computer Science: A Problem-Solving Primer (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)” by Tom Jenkyns and Ben Stephenson

“Fundamentals of Discrete Math for Computer Science: A Problem-Solving Primer (Undergraduate Topics in Computer Science)” Book Review: This book introduces the earlier concepts of mathematics. The book aims to build critical thinking and practical knowledge in students. The text is written in a very easy and clear manner. This book can be used as a material for self study as well. The book contains examples and exercises all throughout the chapters for better understanding and practice.

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4. “A Textbook on C: Fundamentals, Data Structures and Problem Solving” by Karthikeyan E

“A Textbook on C: Fundamentals, Data Structures and Problem Solving” Book Review: This book is designed for the students of BCA, MCA, B.sc and M.sc. It is also useful for the students doing engineering courses. All concepts have been well explained by the use of examples. The concepts are also explained in a simplified manner. The advanced ways like functions, pointers and files are discussed in detail. The concept of data structures have been explained in detail with diagrams and well-written programs. The book concludes with a group of solved programs.

5. “The Swift Practical Approach of Learning C-Programming: Covers: Computer Fundamentals,Problem Solving Techniques,Algorithm,Flow charts and Detail Explanation of Program Logic” by Ramesh M Kagalkar
6. “Fundamentals of Forecasting Using Excel” by Kenneth D Lawrence and Ronald K Klimberg

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“Fundamentals of Forecasting Using Excel” Book Review: This book provides readers with the skills to work on excel, from analysing to presenting data. This book does not assume any prior knowledge of statistical software. The usage of different kinds of excel tools have also been highlighted.

7. “Data, Models and Decisions: Fundamentals of Management Science” by Dimitris Bertsimas and Robert Freund

“Data, Models, and Decisions: The Fundamentals of Management Science” Book Review: This book is used in the core MBA program. The book focuses on real time applications through a decision support system. The book uses management science techniques. Case studies from business settings have also been provided.

8. “Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence: An Advanced Course (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)” by Wolfgang Bibel and G Huet

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“Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence: An Advanced Course: 232 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science)” Book Review: This book combines all the seven lectures given at the first Advanced Course in Artificial Intelligence. This book is helpful for understanding the basics of AI. The book is divided between explaining the concept and processing of knowledge. All aspects have been explained through illustrations and examples. Important kinds of knowledge processing relating to common sense reasoning is also explained. Logical and functional programming has also been briefed. Semantics of both functional and parallel programming have also been given.

9. “Schaum’s Outline of Fundamentals of SQL Programming (Schaum’s Outline Series)” by Ramon Mata-Toledo and Pauline K Cushman

“Schaum’s Outline of Fundamentals of SQL Programming (Schaum’s Outline Series)” Book Review: This book is designed for those preparing for graduate or professional exams. The book provides information in a compact format for quicker learning of concepts. It also provides quizzing problems to enhance problem solving skills. A no. of practices exercises are also given. A no. of solved programs in SQL is provided along with simplified explanations of syntax.

10. “Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver (Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing)” by David D Riley and Kenny A Hunt

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“Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver (Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing)” Book Review: This book is designed not only for computer science students but also for non computer science students. The book aims to build computational thinking with the help of examples and drawing similarities. It gives an idea about the usefulness of computer science topics in other fields. The book focuses on both computer and engineering topics. It covers topics ranging from abstraction to data encoding and organization. Fundamental concepts of programming are also discussed along with algorithms presented using language-independent notation.

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