Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition (International Edition)

ISBN-13: 9780262533058

ISBN-10: 0262533057

Author: Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, Clifford Stein

Edition: third edition

Publication date:
2009
Publisher:
The MIT Press
Format:
Paperback 1312 pages
Category:
Computers
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Acknowledged author Thomas H. Cormen wrote Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition (International Edition) comprising 1312 pages back in 2009. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 0262533057 and 9780262533058. Since then Introduction to Algorithms, Third Edition (International Edition) textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $12.20 or rent at the marketplace.


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A new edition of the essential text and professional reference, with substantial new material on such topics as vEB trees, multithreaded algorithms, dynamic programming, and edge-based flow.

Some books on algorithms are rigorous but incomplete; others cover masses of material but lack rigor. Introduction to Algorithms uniquely combines rigor and comprehensiveness. The book covers a broad range of algorithms in depth, yet makes their design and analysis accessible to all levels of readers. Each chapter is relatively self-contained and can be used as a unit of study. The algorithms are described in English and in a pseudocode designed to be readable by anyone who has done a little programming. The explanations have been kept elementary without sacrificing depth of coverage or mathematical rigor.

The first edition became a widely used text in universities worldwide as well as the standard reference for professionals. The second edition featured new chapters on the role of algorithms, probabilistic analysis and randomized algorithms, and linear programming. The third edition has been revised and updated throughout. It includes two completely new chapters, on van Emde Boas trees and multithreaded algorithms, substantial additions to the chapter on recurrence (now called "Divide-and-Conquer"), and an appendix on matrices. It features improved treatment of dynamic programming and greedy algorithms and a new notion of edge-based flow in the material on flow networks. Many new exercises and problems have been added for this edition. The international paperback edition is no longer available; the hardcover is available worldwide.