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Finally, you can learn computation theory and programming language design in an engaging, practical way. Understanding Computation explains theoretical computer science in a context you’ll recognize, helping you appreciate why these ideas matter and how they can inform your day-to-day programming.

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Average Rating: 5 out of 5 rating Based on 2 Ratings

"A must-have" - by Steve Vickers on 20-JUN-2014
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This book covers various Comp. Sci. topics which are oft referenced, yet can be difficult to find detailed coverage.

Things such as lambda calculus, the theory behind finite automata, and denotational semantics are discussed expertly.

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"What a little gem! " - by Sriram Srinivasan on 15-JUN-2013
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I wish I had this book when I was trying to make sense of the difference between small-step, big-step and denotational semantics.

Delightful piece of writing.

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