Everyday Coding: Completing Tasks: Using Algorithms, 1st Edition

  • Derek L. Miller
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502629860
  • ISBN-13: 9781502629869
  • DDC: 005.3
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released September 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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At their most complex, algorithms are the step-by-step processes behind search engines, data compression, and more. However, algorithms are present in basic forms throughout our daily lives, like following a recipe or giving directions to your house. This book explains algorithms in understandable terms, provides examples of algorithms outside of computer science, describes how algorithms help computer programs complete tasks, and challenges readers to think critically about the effectiveness of particular algorithms over others.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Introduction Coding with Algorithms.
1: A Closer Look at Algorithms.
2: Algorithms in Everyday Life.
3: Bringing it All Together.
Find Out More.
Meet the Author.