All in all, if you are a Python programmer interested in algorithms, this book is for you.
I found the book very thoughtfully written with good anecdotal references and applications of similar types of algorithms to different problems.
The book certainly doesn't neglect these, but if there's one clear downside (for this reader) it is this: too much English, too few symbols.
For those who want to learn algorithm but only know some scripting languages or some sorts, this is definitely ideal!Published 3 months ago by Shirly Tao
While this author presents very interesting topics, following along with coding is particularly difficult. His coding style is very difficult to follow. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Cecil McGregor
I have the iPad kindle version. It's a mess. No Kindle menu table of contents (though you can bookmark the TOC page), and more importantly, many listings are hopelessly scrambled... Read morePublished on November 13, 2011 by Reeftide
As a self taught python programmer, I purchased this book in hopes of fleshing out my knowledge of Algorithms.
There are tons of very important concepts covered in this book. Read more
This is a very good and refreshing book - that brings together Algorithms and Python programming together very well. Read morePublished on June 5, 2011 by Sumit Pal