Blends basic computer science concepts and C language programming. The study of the language is presented as it applies to many different areas of computer science. Social perspectives, which highlight major events in the history of computer science, are included. The topics covered include everything from algorithms and artificial intelligence to human computer interfacing and operating systems. Each chapter begins with an essay posing a problem to be solved and ends with lab exercises for practicing what has been learned.Impagliazzo, John is the author of 'Computer Science A Breadth-First Approach With C' with ISBN 9780471585527 and ISBN 0471585521.