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Good book to understand the Analysis and Design of Algorithm
Sony Agrawal
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posted Mar 26, 2011 00:12:44
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hi , i looking for a good book where i can START reading about the Analysis and Design of Algorithm. Please suggest.
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posted Mar 26, 2011 01:02:49
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Let's try this in Java In General...
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Pat Farrell
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posted Mar 26, 2011 08:05:37
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Analysis of algorithms is really all math. How heavily do you want to get into the topic? The math is usually straight forward, but it uses calculus heavily. If you don't understand calculus, its going to appear opaque.
For years, Stanford University used Donald Knuth's Concrete Mathematics as a prerequisite for analysis of algorithms. Any university bookstore will have the textbook that their CS classes use for analysis of algorithms. Its a fairly advanced topic, typically junior or senior year for undergrads, or first year of grad school.
Venkata Raaman
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posted Mar 26, 2011 08:49:15
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Sony Agrawal wrote: hi , i looking for a good book where i can START reading about the Analysis and Design of Algorithm. Please suggest.

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Introduction to the Design and Analysis of Algorithms this is a good one for introductory algorithms
Mohamed Sanaulla
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posted Mar 26, 2011 08:56:58
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There's a book on this by MIT Press- the authors of this book are CLR in short. Also another good book by Anany Levitin.
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Sony Agrawal
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posted Mar 26, 2011 09:27:33
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@Venkata Raaman : what is the name of the author that you are referring to ?
Sony Agrawal
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posted Mar 27, 2011 06:03:44
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I am looking for a book help would help me identify the time and space complexity of an algorithm.. not for a in depth book
Pat Farrell
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posted Mar 27, 2011 07:29:44
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You do that with math. Google "big oh notation" to get started.
Mohamed Sanaulla
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posted Mar 27, 2011 07:34:44
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Sony Agrawal wrote: I am looking for a book help would help me identify the time and space complexity of an algorithm.. not for a in depth book

As Pat said, Google would be your best resource.
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