Concrete Abstractions

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Chapter 1: Computer Science and Programming

Chapter 2: Recursion and Induction

Chapter 3: Iteration and Invariants

Chapter 4: Orders of Growth and Tree Recursion

Chapter 5: Higher-Order Procedures

Chapter 6: Compound Data and Data Abstraction

Chapter 7: Lists

Chapter 8: Trees

Chapter 9: Generic Operations

Chapter 10: Implementing Programming Languages

Chapter 11: Computers with Memory

Chapter 12: Dynamic Programming

Chapter 13: Object-Based Abstractions

Chapter 14: Object-Oriented Programming

Chapter 15: Java, Applets, and Concurrency

Appendix: Nonstandard Extensions to Scheme