Andrew Colin

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Andrew John Theodore Colin (1936-2018; short Andrew Colin) became a free lecturer in Computer Science from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, where he taught since 1970. Professor Colin has published 12 textbooks on various aspects of computer science. Someone has been translated into many languages. He has also written countless articles. He is co-inventor of the Binary Tree, a standard data structure widely used in many computer programs. Professor Colin wrote the book "Introduction to BASIC" (part 1 6 2) in 1982 and after more than 40 years his way of teaching has spread to high school and computer science universities, engaging thousands of students in the study of structured programming. A sincere thanks is due to him.

Books (Selection)[edit | edit source]

  • 1981/82: Introduction to BASIC Part 1&2 for C64 and VIC-20 (also translated in Italian language)
  • 1980: Fundamentals of Computer Science (Macmillan computer science series)
  • 1979: Programming for Microprocessors
  • 1978: Programming and Problem-Solving in Algol 68 (Macmillan computer science series)
  • 1971: Introduction to operating systems (Computer monographs, 17)

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