All in all, if you are a Python programmer interested in algorithms, this book is for you.
In the end I always ended up looking up online how to implement the algorithms in Python, because the book does not spend any time explaining the Python code.
I found the book very thoughtfully written with good anecdotal references and applications of similar types of algorithms to different problems.
There are lots of books on Python. They usually go into language specifics or into very basic programming from a beginner’s point of view. Read morePublished 4 days ago by rpv
Someone else appropriately posted that this book is way too verbose for its intended purpose and I whole heartedly agree. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brooklyn_Perl
For those who want to learn algorithm but only know some scripting languages or some sorts, this is definitely ideal!Published 10 months ago by Shirly Tao
This is probably the most verbose book in Computer Science I have ever read. What annoyed me about the writing style is that the book keeps talking and talking and going around the... Read morePublished on May 7, 2012 by peluk
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