Algorithms

Algorithms Author Sanjoy Dasgupta
ISBN-10 0073523402
ISBN-13 9780073523408
Year 2006-09-13
Pages 336
Language English
Publisher McGraw-Hill Education
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This text extensively class tested over a decade at UC Berkeley and UC San Diego explains the fundamentals of algorithms in a story line that makes the material enjoyable and easy to digest Emphasis is placed on understanding the crisp mathematical idea behind each algorithm in a manner that is intuitive and rigorous without being unduly formal Features include The use of boxes to strengthen the narrative pieces that provide historical context descriptions of how the algorithms are used in practice and excursions for the mathematically sophisticated Carefully chosen advanced topics that can be skipped in a standard one semester course but can be covered in an advanced algorithms course or in a more leisurely two semester sequence An accessible treatment of linear programming introduces students to one of the greatest achievements in algorithms An optional chapter on the quantum algorithm for factoring provides a unique peephole into this exciting topic In addition to the text DasGupta also offers a Solutions Manual which is available on the Online Learning Center Algorithms is an outstanding undergraduate text equally informed by the historical roots and contemporary applications of its subject Like a captivating novel it is a joy to read Tim Roughgarden Stanford University

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Algorithms

Algorithms Author Robert Sedgewick
ISBN-10 9780133847260
Release 2014-02-01
Pages 434