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Problem Solving, Abstraction, and Design using C++, 6th Edition

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Problem Solving, Abstraction, and Design using C++, 6th Edition


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  • Flexible coverage of programming concepts.
  • Conforms to ANSI/ISO C++ standards, including material on the Standard Template Library (STL).
  • Makes use of proven pedagogical features, including end-of-section self-check exercises and programming exercises, extensive examples, robust step-by-step case studies, clearly marked program style displays and syntax displays, in-depth chapter reviews, and detailed syntax and run-time error discussions in each chapter.
  • Utilizes a dynamic two-color design to draw readers' attention to important material.
  • Includes interviews with leading computer scientists to show the significance of the material to the real world.
  • Introduces objects early while focusing on problem solving and program design.


  • Copyright 2011
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 912
  • Edition: 6th
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-607947-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-607947-7

Problem Solving, Abstraction, and Design Using C++ presents and reinforces basic principles of software engineering design and object-oriented programming concepts while introducing the C++ programming language. The hallmark feature of this book is the Software Development Method that is introduced in the first chapter and carried throughout in the case studies presented.

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Table of Contents

Brief Contents
chapter 0: Computer Science as a Career Path 1
chapter 1: Introduction to Computers, Problem Solving, and Programming 15
chapter 2: Overview of C++ 53
chapter 3: Top-Down Design with Functions and Classes 117
chapter 4: Selection Structures: if and switch Statements 197
chapter 5: Repetition and Loop Statements 259
chapter 6: Modular Programming 333
chapter 7: Simple Data Types 387
chapter 8: Streams and Files 443
chapter 9: Data Structures:Arrays and Structs 487
chapter 10: User-Defined Classes 565
chapter 11: Data Abstraction and Object-Oriented Design 627
chapter 12: Recursion 691
chapter 13: Pointers and Dynamic Data Structures 729
chapter 14: Multiprocessing Using Processes and Threads 795
Index 851

The following are available online:
Appendix A ASCII Character Set
Appendix B Reserved Words and Special Characters
Appendix C Selected C++ Library Facilities
Appendix D Operators
Appendix E A Brief Introduction to Inheritance and Polymorphism
Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions


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