Based on the author's introductory course at the University of Oregon, Explorations in Computing: An Introduction to Computer Science focuses on the fundamental idea of computation and offers insight into how computation is used to solve a variety of interesting and important real-world problems. Taking an active learning approach, the text encoura
Introduction. The Ruby Workbench. The Sieve of Eratosthenes. A Journey of a Thousand Miles. Divide and Conquer. When Words Collide. Bit by Bit. The War of the Words. Now for Something Completely Different. Ask Dr. Ruby. The Music of the Spheres. The Traveling Salesman. Appendices.