COMPUTER SCIENCE

TEXTBOOKS FOR SPRING 2013

The following table shows all CSC courses offered in the Spring 2013 semester, along with any required textbooks and links to sources for textbooks. While the Department of Computer Science does not endorse any particular vendor, we point out that purchasing from the UNCG Bookstore has the advantage of an on-campus location and simple returns throughout the add/drop period, and a portion of the sales at the UNCG Bookstore comes back to UNCG to support student scholarships. The Amazon link is given as perhaps the best source for information about the books (including customer reviews), and the AllBookstores.com is a comparison shopping site that gives quotes from multiple online booksellers.

[You can also access the list of books for prior Fall 2012 semester]

CSC 101: Introduction to Computer Concepts
Computers Are Your Future Complete
12th edition (Jan 29, 2011)
by Catherine LaBerta
Prentice Hall
ISBN-13: 978-0132544948

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CSC 130: Introduction to Computer Science
Starting Out with Java: From Control Structures through Data Structures
by Tony Gaddis and Godfrey Muganda
Addison Wesley
ISBN-13: 978-0132990004

UNCG Bookstore
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CSC 230: Elementary Data Structures and Algorithms
Data Structures and Abstractions with Java
3rd edition (Sept 23, 2011)
by Frank Carrano
Prentice Hall
ISBN-13: 978-0136100911

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CSC 250: Foundations of Computer Science I
Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability
3rd edition (Feb 26, 2009)
by James L. Hein
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN-13: 978-0763772062

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CSC 261: Computer Organization and Assembly Language
Introduction to 80x86 Assembly Language and ComputeR Architecture
2nd Edition (Feb 26, 2009)
by Richard C. Detmer
Jones and Bartlett Publishers
ISBN-13: 978-0763772239

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CSC 330: Advanced Data Structures
Data Structures and Problem Solving Using Java
4th edition
by Mark Allen Weiss
ISBN-13: 978-0321541406
UNCG Bookstore
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CSC 339: Concepts of Programming Languages
Concepts of Programming Languages
10th edition (Jan 16, 2012)
by Robert W. Sebesta
Addison Wesley
ISBN-13: 978-0131395312

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CSC 340: Software Engineering
Object-Oriented and Classical Software Engineering
8th edition (July 19, 2010)
by Stephen Schach
McGraw-Hill
ISBN-13: 978-0073376189

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CSC 350: Foundations of Computer Science II
Discrete Structures, Logic, and Computability
3rd edition (Feb 26, 2009)
by James L. Hein
Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN-13: 978-0763772062

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CSC 490: Senior Project
No textbook
 
CSC 495: Special Topics - Big Data Analytics
No textbook
 
CSC 529: Artificial Intelligence
Artificial Intelligence: Foundations of Computational Agents
by David Poole and Alan Mackworth
Cambridge University Press, 2010

Freely available online
Additional recommended book:
Prolog Programming for Artificial Intelligence
4th edition (Aug 24, 2011)
by Ivan Bratko
Addison Wesley
ISBN-13: 978-0321417466

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CSC 562: Principles of Operating Systems
Operating System Concepts
8th (updated) Edition (July 5, 2011)
by Abraham Silberschatz, Peter B. Galvin, and Greg Gagne
Wiley
ISBN-13: 978-1118112731

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CSC 567: Principles of Computer Networks
Data Communications and Networking
4th Edition (February 9, 2006)
by Behrouz Forouzan
McGraw-Hill
ISBN-13: 978-0073376226

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CSC 580: Cryptography and Security in Computing
Cryptography and Network Security: Principles and Practice
5th Edition (Jan 24, 2010)
by William Stallings
Prentice Hall
ISBN-13: 978-0136097044
UNCG Bookstore
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CSC 656: Foundations of Computer Science
Algorithmic Combinatorics on Partial Words
by Francine Blancet-Sadri
Chapman & Hall/CRC
ISBN-13: 978-1420060928

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CSC 663: Advanced Topics - Big Data Analytics
No textbook
 
CSC 672: Database System Architecture
Database System Concepts
6th edition January 27, 2010)
by Abraham Silberschatz, Henry Korth, and S. Sudarshan
McGraw-Hill
ISBN-13: 978-0073523323
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