Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Text Book: BDPA High School Computer Competition (HSCC)

The official textbook used in training of our BDPA students for the 2009 High School Computer Competition (HSCC) is Schaums Outline of Principles of Computer Science.

This book provides a concise overview of the theoretical foundation of computer science. It also includes focused review of object-oriented programming using Java. Here is the complete Table of Contents:
  • Chapter 1. Introduction to Computer Science
  • Chapter 2. Algorithms
  • Chapter 3. Computer Organization
  • Chapter 4. Software
  • Chapter 5. Programming in Java
  • Chapter 6. Operating Systems
  • Chapter 7. Networking
  • Chapter 8. Database
  • Chapter 9. Social Issues
  • Appendix: Answers to Review Questions

We need to purchase up to 150 copies of this book for our HSCC students and instructors. Would you be interested in donating one or more books for the HSCC team in your area? If so, please let us know by e-mail or via the COMMENTS section below.

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