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The fourth edition of this book is claimed to be completely revised and updated. The results of this mature reflection and refinement seem disappointing. As a vehicle for learning, its accomplishments and that of its readers who seek instruction through it, are also likely to be modest and equally disappointing.
Not only is the book expensive in comparison to other more comprehensive texts, some of which are also published by Wiley, it is also poorly supported by working examples of progressive complexity; notwithstanding the fact that a separate, slim volume of exercises is available at extra cost. Any unfortunate students seeking enlightenment by working through the Heineken… Read more