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C

From Theory to Practice, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

By George S. Tselikis, Nikolaos D. Tselikas

CRC Press

696 pages | 110 B/W Illus.

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Description

This easy-to-use, classroom-tested textbook covers the C programming language for computer science and IT students. Designed for a compulsory fundamental course, it presents the theory and principles of C. More than 500 exercises and examples of progressive difficulty aid students in understanding all the aspects and peculiarities of the C language. The exercises test students on various levels of programming and the examples enhance their concrete understanding of programming know-how. Instructor's manual and PowerPoint slides are available upon qualifying course adoption

Table of Contents

Introduction to C. Data Types, Variables, and Data Output.

Operators, Program Controls.

Loops.

Arrays.

Pointers.

Characters.

Strings.

Functions.

Searching and Sorting Arrays.

Structures and Unions.

Memory Management and Data Structures.

Files.

Preprocessor Directives and Macros.

Writing Large Programs.

Introduction to C++.

Introduction to Java.

Review Exercises.

Appendixes: Operator Precedence Table. ASCII Character Set. Standard Library Functions. Hex System.

About the Authors

Dr. George S. Tselikis received his Dipl–Ing and his PhD from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 1993 and 1997, respectively. In 1998, he joined the COMET group in the Center for Telecommunications Research at Columbia University, New York and worked as a postdoc research associate. He was a founding member of 4Plus S.A. (1999-2013), where he worked in the development of network protocols and services. He has a long working experience in the telecom area, and his research interests focus on software specification, development, and testing of network protocols and services in wired and wireless networks. During his professional career, he has collaborated with big players in the telecom industry like Siemens, Nokia, and Alcatel. Since 2004, he has been a visiting lecturer in several Greek universities and technical institutes. He teaches courses related to network technologies, protocols and communications, as well as the C language.

Dr. Nikolaos D. Tselikas received his Dipl–Ing and his PhD from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering of National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) in 1999 and 2004, respectively. His research interests focus on the specification and implementation of network services and applications. He has participated in several European and national research projects in this field. During his involvement in the research projects, he has collaborated in software design and development topics with big players in the telecom industry like Ericsson, Siemens, Alcatel, and Vodafone. He has served as a visiting lecturer in the Department of Informatics and Telecommunications, University of Peloponnese, Greece, since 2006 and was appointed lecturer in 2009. He currently serves as an assistant professor at the same university, where he teaches courses related to applications’ programming and network services, as well as the C language.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COM051010
COMPUTERS / Programming Languages / General
COM051230
COMPUTERS / Software Development & Engineering / General
MAT000000
MATHEMATICS / General