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Need to study algorithms

 
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Hi guys,

i need to study algorithms ,does any one knows a good refrences for that..

and we also need to open a thread for any algorithms questions.

so what do you say?
 
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Start with the classics: Niklaus Wirth's book Algorithms and Data Structures is available for free. Chapter 2 and 3 in particular talk about algorithms.

An excellent book to read is "Introduction to algorithms" by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest.
 
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I can recommend Datastructures and Algorithms in Java by Robert Lafore.
 
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Originally posted by Ulf Dittmer:
Start with the classics: Niklaus Wirth's book Algorithms and Data Structures is available for free. Chapter 2 and 3 in particular talk about algorithms.

An excellent book to read is "Introduction to algorithms" by Cormen, Leiserson, Rivest.




what do you think about Wrox.Beginning.Algorithms by Simon Harris and James Ross

I've read 3 chapters of this book it's good...what do you think should i continue or start with the classics?
 
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Thats a good one and should be enough.Other books are for reference and difficult to read especially Cormen etc.I have Algorithms by Sedgewick and its good one.Cormen/Knuth books are too abstract and full of mathematical formulae.Nothing wrong in that but I am yet to see programmer who does infinite series calulation before writing code.
 
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