The art of computer programming. Volume 3 Sorting and searching

Author
Other titles
  • ART OF COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
  • Sorting and searching
Edition
  • Second edition.
Published
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ : Addison-Wesley [1998]
Physical description
1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
ISBN
  • 0201896850
  • 9780201896855
  • 9780321635792
  • 0321635795
Notes
  • Includes indexes.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Boston, MA : Safari, Available via World Wide Web. 1998.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Source of acquisition: o10373007 (7032803X) 18/3/14 TM.
  • Copyright: Copyright © Addison-Wesley Professional ; 1998
  • Made available through: Safari, an O’Reilly Media Company.
  • Description based on online resource; title from title page (Safari, viewed February 16, 2015).
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Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The bible of all fundamental algorithms and the work that taught many of today's software developers most of what they know about computer programming. – Byte , September 1995 I can't begin to tell you how many pleasurable hours of study and recreation they have afforded me! I have pored over them in cars, restaurants, at work, at home... and even at a Little League game when my son wasn't in the line-up. –Charles Long If you think you're a really good programmer... read [Knuth's] Art of Computer Programming... You should definitely send me a resume if you can read the whole thing. –Bill Gates It's always a pleasure when a problem is hard enough that you have to get the Knuths off the shelf. I find that merely opening one has a very useful terrorizing effect on computers. –Jonathan Laventhol The first revision of this third volume is the most comprehensive survey of classical computer techniques for sorting and searching. It extends the treatment of data structures in Volume 1 to consider both large and small databases and internal and external memories. The book contains a selection of carefully checked computer methods, with a quantitative analysis of their efficiency. Outstanding features of the second edition include a revised section on optimum sorting and new discussions of the theory of permutations and of universal hashing. Ebook (PDF version) produced by Mathematical Sciences Publishers (MSP), http://msp.org

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