Software developers and computer scientists have eagerly awaited this comprehensive revision of Robert Sedgewick's landmark texts on algorithms for C. Sedgewick has completely revamped all five sections, illuminating today's best algorithms for an exceptionally wide range of tasks. This shrink-wrapped package brings together Algorithms in C, Third Edition, Parts 1-4 and his new Algorithms in C, Third Edition, Part 5, at a special discounted price. Together, these books are the most definitive, up-to-date, and practical algorithms resource available. The first book introduces fundamental concepts associated with algorithms, then covers data structures, sorting, and searching. The second book focuses entirely on graphing algorithms, which are critical for a wide range of applications, including network connectivity, circuit design, scheduling, transaction processing, and resource allocation. Sedgewick focuses on practical applications, giving readers all the information, diagrams, and real (not pseudo-) code they need to confidently implement, debug, and use the algorithms he presents. Together these books present nearly 2,000 new exercises, hundreds of new figures, and dozens of new programs.
Robert Sedgewick is the William O. Baker Professor of Computer Science at Princeton University. He is a Director of Adobe Systems and has served on the research staffs at Xerox PARC, IDA, and INRIA. He earned his Ph.D from Stanford University under Donald E. Knuth.
Sedgewick is about very clean, easy to understand + memorize implementations of standard algorithms.
These books were a recommendation from my friend who is doing molecular simulation using cuda and needs very optimized codes!Do I have to say anything else?
Sedgewick's 'Algorithms in C' is undeniably the best book for beginners studying about algorithms and data structures.
These books were a recommendation from my friend who is doing molecular simulation using cuda and needs very optimized codes!Do I have to say anything else?Published on April 25, 2012 by Antonios
I bought these two book for one reason: to get help implementing algorithms. Since there is lot of code in these books, I thought this would be a good pick. I was wrong. Read morePublished on March 21, 2006 by Anders Grönlund