is a book publishing
imprint of Pearson PLC
, best known for computer books. As well as publishing books, Addison-Wesley distributes its technical titles through the Safari Books Online
Melbourne Wesley Cummings
founded Addison-Wesley in 1942, with first book published by Addison-Wesley being MIT professor Francis Weston Sears
. Its first computer book was Programs for an Electronic Digital Computer
, by Wilkes, Wheeler, and Gill. In 1970, Addison-Wesley acquired W.A. Benjamin Company
, and merged with Benjamin Cummings
in 1977. It was purchased by Pearson PLC in 1988.
- The Art of Computer Programming by Donald Knuth
- "The Feynman Lectures on Physics" by Richard Feynman, Robert Leighton, and Matthew Sands
- Calculus and Analytical Geometry by George B. Thomas and Ross Lee Finney, based on a course taught at MIT.
- Concrete Mathematics: A Foundation For Computer Science by Ronald Graham, Donald Knuth, and Oren Patashnik
- Evolutionary Biology by Dr. Eli C. Minkoff
- Programming Pearls by Jon Bentley
- Design Patterns by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, and John Vlissides
- The C++ Programming Language by Bjarne Stroustrup
- Hacker's Delight by Henry S. Warren, Jr.
- Exploratory data analysis by John W. Tukey, based on a course taught at Princeton.
- The Mythical Man-Month by Fred P. Brooks. Jr.
- Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment and TCP/IP Illustrated by W. Richard Stevens