Best Reference Books – Computer Science and Operation Research

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Computer Science and Operation Research 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 Science and Operation Research along with reviews.

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1. “Operations Research” by S Kalavathy

“Operations Research” Book Review: The book covers basics of operations research and then covers topics like linear programming, graphical and simplex and revised simplex method, artificial variables technique and duality in linear programming. The book also explains transportation problems, transhipment and assignment problems, goal programming, integer programming problems, markov processes, Dynamic programming and sequencing problems. The book discusses network scheduling, inventory control, replacement methods and queueing theory, game and decision theory and nonlinear programming problems. This book explains each concept through algorithms and has a lot of solved-problems, exercises, short questions and many previous year examinations of various universities. This book can be used by the undergraduate and postgraduate students pursuing a course on operations research.

2. “Graph Theory with Applications to Engineering and Computer Science (Dover Books on Mathematics)” by Narsingh Deo

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“Graph Theory with Applications to Engineering and Computer Science (Dover Books on Mathematics)” Book Review: The first 9 chapters give an overall introduction which requires some knowledge of set theory and matrix algebra. The book covers topics like paths and circuits, trees and fundamental circuits, planar and dual graphs, vector and matrix representation of graphs. The last six chapters cover some advanced topics like graph theory algorithms, computer programs, graphs in switching theory and many more. The book is useful for electrical and computer science engineering students, operations research and applied mathematics students too.

3. “Coders at Work: Reflections on the Craft of Programming” by Peter Seibel

“Coders at Work: Reflections on the Craft of Programming” Book Review: The book reviews 16 of the most computer programmers alive today at Coders at Work. The chapters are based on Jamie Zawinski, Brad Fitzparick, Douglas Crockford, Brendan Eich, Joshua Bloch, Joe Armstrong and Simon Peyton Jones. The book also covers Peter Norvig, Guy Steele, Dan Ingalls, L Peter Deutsch, Ken Thompson, Fran Allen, Bernie Cosell and Donal Knuth. The book can be used by anyone wanting to learn programming.

4. “Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions” by Brian Christian and Griffiths

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“Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions” Book Review:This book covers various topics like optimal stopping, sorting, caching, scheduling, Bayes’s rule, overfitting and relaxation. The book also covers randomness, networking and game theory. This book can be used by anyone who wants to learn about programming and algorithms.

5. “Metaheuristic Procedures for Training Neural Networks (Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series)” by Enrique Alba and Rafael Martí

“Metaheuristic Procedures for Training Neural Networks (Operations Research/Computer Science Interfaces Series)” Book Review: The book covers successful implementations of metaheuristic methods for neural network training. The book also explains basic principles and fundamental ideas and important topics like ANN’s with continuous optimization. This book can be used by those willing to learn metaheuristic procedures for training neural nets.

6. “Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Discovering, Analyzing, Visualizing and Presenting Data” by EMC Education Services

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“Data Science and Big Data Analytics: Discovering, Analyzing, Visualizing and Presenting Data” Book Review: The book begins with introduction of Big Data Analytics then covers topics like Data Analytics lifecycle, review of big data analytic methods using R, advanced analytical theory and clustering. The book also explains association rules, regression, classification, time series analysis, text analysis, map reduce and hadoop and database analytics. The book can be used by those who are willing to learn Data Science and Big Data Analytics.

7. “A Handbook for Computer Science /IT Engineering” by Made Easy Editorial Board

“A Handbook for Computer Science /IT Engineering” Book Review: The book explains about the basic computer fundamentals and provides a large number of illustrated formulas and various key theory concepts. The book covers the latest syllabus and is based on the latest exam pattern. This book is intended for the students who are preparing for GATE and other competitive exams.

8. “Computer Science Distilled: Learn the Art of Solving Computational Problems” by Wladston Ferreira Filho and Raimondo Pictet

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“Computer Science Distilled: Learn the Art of Solving Computational Problems” Book Review: The book gives the foundations of computer science and gives a simple introduction to discrete math, common algorithms and data structures. The book also gives the principles the making of algorithms and how programming languages work. This book can be used by those willing to take an introduction in computer science.

9. “Operations Research: An Introduction” by Taha

“Operations Research: An Introduction” Book Review: The book provides theory, applications and computations of operations research. The book covers various topics like modeling with linear programming, simplex method, duality and post-optimal analysis, transportations model, network model, advanced and integer linear programming. The book also discusses heuristic programming, TSP, dynamic programming, inventory methods, decision analysis and games,markov chains and simulation models and many more. The book provides a large number of examples and numericals and tutorials on softwares are also provided for AMPL, Excel, Excel Solver and Tora. The book can be used by anyone trying to learn about operations research.

10. “Operations Research” by Panneerselvam

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“Operations Research” Book Review: The book covers various topics like linear and nonlinear programming, dynamic programming, goal programming, parametric programming, integer programming, transportation and assignment problems, inventory controls and network techniques. The book also explains game theory, queuing theory, project management, replacement and maintenance analysis and production scheduling. The book provides a large number of numericals, solved examples and real-world management problems. The book is intended for students of engineering(mechanical, production and industrial engineering), management, mathematics, statistics, and postgraduate students of commerce and computer applications (MCA).

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