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Ulf Dittmer wrote:I liked this one: http://www.amazon.com/Concrete-Mathematics-Foundation-Computer-Science/dp/0201558025/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_1, but it's not in HF style.


Its by my hero, Donald Knuth.

Amazon says folks buying it also buy his "Art of Computer Programming" which was manditory reading for anyone serious for decades, but Knuth himself says that it has to be brought up to date, no one cares about assembly programming and optimal sorting on mag tapes. I always found the mag tape sorting interesting, not for the practical advantages, but because it makes you think hard about the problem.

And the ability to think hard about problems to find great solutions is the definition of a Master at programming and design.
 
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Thanks Ulf,

Since the suggestion comes from you, I'll get it immediately.

Hey, nice of you to keep replying to my topic, I no longer have words to express my gratitude for you.

Have a nice day,

Sincerely,

Jose
 
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You're welcome. I'm a CS guy myself, and loved learning from some of those books. So, naturally, I think everybody else should do the same :-)
 
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What an honor to be able to follow your steps. I hope we can stay in touch as I progress with my learning.

Good Luck Ulf,

Keep up the fantastic work.

Jose
 
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