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Books about problem solving

 
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There is an old book that was very popular in Russia:
Etudes for Programmers by Charles Wetherell
I wonder how well known it is here... There is only one review on Amazon. Have anybody read it?
Another one is probably classic:
How to Solve It by G. Polya.
-- it is about mathematical problems, but generalizations are so broad that they can be applied to just about any pronlem.
What other books can you recommend?
 
Jason Menard
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Although I haven't read it, I've heard this book is pretty good:
Cryptanalysis a Study of Ciphers and Their Solutions by Helen Fouche Gaines
 
Arjun Shastry
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This is supposed to be the good book,I am waiting for its Indian edition.
 
SJ Adnams
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Springer-Verlag. now thats a company that knows how to publish.
 
Jon McDonald
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Originally posted by Capablanca Kepler:
This is supposed to be the good book,I am waiting for its Indian edition.

Great Book! If you have a programming problem and need to find the apropriate algorithm, this book will point you in the right direction.
Jon
 
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Hi Jon,
Is the book available at bookstore for browsing because I saw the Amazon review by a math professor in Connecticut very discouraging?
Thanks,
MCao
 
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Data Structures and Algorithms in Java is an excellent book. I own a copy of it and it will provide any person with a thorough foundation to build up on.
 
Enamul Haque
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I was thinking to buy this book! But not getting it's Indian edition:
http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/3540660615/ref=lib_dp_TFCV/002-7337947-5225650?v=glance&s=books&vi=reader#reader-link
Without Indian print I can't get it in Bangladesh!
Once I was told to read it... it is very good also informed !!!
 
Enamul Haque
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If you know about any free e-books or web links that may be helpful too...
 
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