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Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science : Or (A Bit Of) the Math That Computer Scientists Need to Know
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Each chapter? begins with motivational content that relates the chapter topic to computer science practice and the book also includes over fifty "Computer Science Connections" which discuss applications to computer science such as Rotation Matrices; Game Trees, Logic, and Winning Tic-Tac(-Toe); Moore's Law; Secret Sharing; The Enigma Machine and the First Computer; Bayesian Modeling and Spam Filtering; and Quantum Computing.
David Liben-Nowell (PhD from MIT) is a Professor and Chair of Computer Science at Carleton College.? His research interests are focused on computational social sciences, particularly the structure and evolution of social networks and computational modeling of spoken-word recognition.