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BOWMAN:ALGORITHMS & DATA STRUCTURES

2004 Edition, October 5, 2004

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  • Revision: 2004 Edition, October 5, 2004
  • Published Date: October 5, 2004
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Page Count: 348
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

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Preface

This book instructs readers on the science of developing and analyzing algorithms. It is intended for use in a one- or two-semester undergraduate course in data structures.

The text focuses on both the theoretical and practical aspects of algorithm development. It discusses problem-solving techniques and introduces the concepts of data abstraction and algorithm efficiency. More important, it does not present algorithms in a shoppinglist format. Rather, the book tries to provide actual insight into the design process itself.

The book also has a practical bent. Most of the algorithms are of general use, and there is a strong emphasis placed on "real world" programming requirements. As a result of this unique approach, and the fact that all algorithms are presented in the C programming language, the book should prove useful to professional programmers as well.