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As an educator and researcher in the field of algorithms for over two decades, I can unequivocally say that the Cormen et al book is the best textbook that I have ever seen on this subject. It offers an incisive, encyclopedic, and modern treatment of algorithms, and our department will continue to use it for teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as a reliable research reference.(Gabriel Robins, Department of Computer Science, University of Virginia)
Introduction to Algorithms, the 'bible' of the field, is a comprehensive textbook covering the full spectrum of modern algorithms: from the fastest algorithms and data structures to polynomial-time algorithms for seemingly intractable problems, from classical algorithms in graph theory to special algorithms for string matching, computational geometry, and number theory. The revised third edition notably adds a chapter on van Emde Boas trees, one of the most useful data structures, and on multithreaded algorithms, a topic of increasing importance.(Daniel Spielman, Department of Computer Science, Yale University)
Thomas H. Cormen is Professor of Computer Science and former Director of the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric at Dartmouth College. He is the coauthor (with Charles E. Leiserson, Ronald L. Rivest, and Clifford Stein) of the leading textbook on computer algorithms, Introduction to Algorithms (third edition, MIT Press, 2009).
Charles E. Leiserson is Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Ronald L. Rivest is Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Clifford Stein is Professor of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at Columbia University.
A must read for programmers IMO. Covers a wide range of fundamental algorithms and gives pretty good explanations.Published 25 days ago by Yifei Liu
just what Mt class used for lectures... what a deal compared to my campus bookstore! I'll order all my textbooks from that point onwards!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Very helpful book. Enjoy reading it together with Sedgewick's Algorihtms.Published 2 months ago by Dongxu Li
Good quality and looks very new, although some dirt on the cover but it is cleanablePublished 14 months ago by E.E
The book is a classic example of computer science cult much like K&R. It is not a beginner friendly textbookPublished 15 months ago by mr-fool