I am writing this review of Data Structures and Problem Solving Using C++ by Mark Allen Weiss on the heels of completing an undergraduate course in data structures. On a scale of 5 ( being the best ) and 1 ( being the worst), I would rate this text at a 2. I am being generous because I don't want to underestimate the possibility of this book having some future usefullness.
Mr. Weiss has an impressive academic record. With a PhD from Princeton in Computer Science and having studied under Dr. Sedgewick, a king of algorithms, he now teaches at Florida International University. Clearly, he is an authority on the subject. However, he should pursue something other than writing textbooks… Read more