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Southwestern University
Georgetown, Texas
 
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  Recoding gender: women’s changing participation in computing
Abbate J., The MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, 2012. 264 pp.  Type: Book (978-0-262018-06-7), Reviews: (1 of 2)

Today, women hold less than 20 percent of the positions in computer science and programming. The detailed research for this book chronicles the shifting role gender has played in this field. In addition to her meticulous references, th...

Apr 4 2013  
  Spatial presence and emotions during video game playing: Does it matter with whom you play?
Ravaja N., Saari T., Turpeinen M., Laarni J., Salminen M., Kivikangas M. Presence: Teleoperators and Virtual Environments 15(4): 381-392, 2006.  Type: Article

This intriguing study is a product of one of the Media, Intelligence, and Network Design (MIND) Labs, a consortium of ten laboratories--four of which are in the US, two in Spain, one in the Netherlands, one in Portugal, one in...

Mar 23 2007  
  Informatics curricula and teaching methods
Kapur R., Cassel L., Reis R., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, MA, 2003. 164 pp.  Type: Book (9781402072666)

In this book, partial proceedings are presented of the International Federation of Information Processing Working Group on Undergraduate Education (IFIP WG3.2), Working Conference on Informatics Curricula, Teaching Methods, and Best Pr...

Sep 15 2003  
  SAMS teach yourself Java 2 in 21 days
Lemay L., Cadenhead R., Sams, Indianapolis, IN, 2000. 650 pp.  Type: Book (9780672319587)

This is one of several books in the “Teach Yourself Java” series that is geared to beginning and intermediate programmers. An earlier version of the book [1] was included in a comparative review of Java books (C...

Aug 8 2002  
  Programming languages (2nd ed.)
Sethi R., Addison Wesley Longman Publishing Co., Inc., Redwood City, CA, 1996.  Type: Book (9780201590654)

Sethi’s “teddy bear book” is one of the popular undergraduate texts on comparative programming languages. Like the first edition [1], this second edition is intended for use in a third- or fourth-year cour...

Dec 1 1997  
  The art of computer programming, volume 1 (3rd ed.)
Knuth D., Addison Wesley Longman Publishing Co., Inc., Redwood City, CA, 1997.  Type: Book (9780201896831)

The long-awaited third edition of Knuth’s volume 1 has arrived. Fundamental algorithms has been one of the “must own” books for computer scientists since the first edition came out in 1968. Nearly 2...

Oct 1 1997  
  Learning C
Graham N., McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, NY, 1992.  Type: Book (9780070239814)

In the words of the author, “this book is an introduction to C for readers who are already acquainted with at least one programming language (which will probably be Pascal).” Graham has succeeded in carving a niche...

Aug 1 1993  
  Data structures and program design in C
Kruse R., Leung B., Tondo C., Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1992.  Type: Book (9780137256495)

Except for the obvious difference that all the programming examples in the current text are in C, this book is an almost word-for-word reproduction of the first author’s 1987 Pascal-based book [1]. All the chapter titles and ...

Oct 1 1992  
  Programming language concepts and paradigms
Watt D., Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1990.  Type: Book (9780137288748)

Since the last comparative review of texts in programming languages, several changes have been wrought. The functional, logic, and parallel programming paradigms have come into fairly widespread use; the C language and the UNIX operat...

Jan 1 1992  
  Comparative programming languages
Friedman L., Prentice-Hall, Inc., Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1991.  Type: Book (9780131554825)

Since the last comparative review of texts in programming languages, several changes have been wrought. The functional, logic, and parallel programming paradigms have come into fairly widespread use; the C language and the UNIX operat...

Jan 1 1992  
 
 
 
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