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Algorithm Books?

 
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I'd like to find a good algorithm/data structures book that has lots of pictures, diagrams, pseudo, analysis, and real code.

Borders doesn't have that much.

Any rec's?
 
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Introduction to Algorithms is a very good book, and well worth its price.
 
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Intro to Algorithms (known as CLR) is the gold standard but note that it is an intense read. The mathematical rigor is high. (It isn't clear if that is what you are looking for).

Another option is to look for Robert Sedgewick. He has a series of algo books in C++ and Java. Probably a lot more code than CLR.

Mike
 
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