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Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability, 4th Edition by James L. Hein

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Preface

The last thing one discovers in writing a bookis what to put first.

—Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)

This book is written for the prospective computer scientist, computer engineer, or applied mathematician who wants to learn the ideas that underlie computer science. The topics come from the fields of mathematics, logic, and computer science itself. I have attempted to give elementary introductions to those ideas and techniques that are necessary to understand and practice the art and science of computing. This fourth edition of the book contains all the topics for discrete structures listed in Computer Science Curricula 2013 by the ACM/IEEE Joint Task Force on Computing Curricula.

Structure and Method

The structure of the fourth edition continues ...

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