1st Year Computer Science Reading List, York Uni

A Listmania! list by "ambulnick"
 
Computer Science: An Overview
1.  Computer Science: An Overview by J. Glenn Brookshear
The list author says:
  "A very good text which introduces you to the CS field. It isn't the most indepth, but I definitely recommend you bring this with you – to refer back to before consulting the more advanced texts!"
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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, 2nd Edition (MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)
2.  Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, 2nd Edition (MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) by Harold Abelson
The list author says:
  "Not the most exciting book to read, but it is the recommended text and the course relates very heavily to this. There are other textbooks about, but this does seem to be one of the best."
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Essence of Discrete Mathematics (Essence of Computing)
3.  Essence of Discrete Mathematics (Essence of Computing) by Neville Dean
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  "Can't praise this textbook more. While it is relatively short, it contains all of the basics in a friendly and informative layout. And it has lots of examples which make things seem much easier!"
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