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Fundamentals of Algorithms

Understanding the concepts of Algorithms starts with understanding the fundamentals. On your way to mastery, it's crucial for you to understand how certain concepts were derived, and why things work like they do. Starting with these resources is the best way to do so.

Introduction to Algorithms, 3rd Edition

Introduction to Algorithms, 3rd Edition

Algorithm: An algorithm is defined as a step-by-step process that will be designed for a problem. Input: After designing an algorithm, the algorithm is given the necessary and desired inputs. Processing unit: The input will be passed to the processing unit, producing the desired output.

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Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World

Automate This: How Algorithms Came to Rule Our World

In this fascinating, frightening book, Christopher Steiner tells the story of how algorithms took over—and shows why the “bot revolution” is about to spill into every aspect of our lives, often silently, without our knowledge.

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Algorithms Illuminated

Algorithms Illuminated

Algorithms Illuminated, Part 1 provides an introduction to and basic literacy in the following four topics. Asymptotic analysis and big-O notation. Asymptotic notation provides the basic vocabulary for discussing the design and analysis of algorithms.

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Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

Algorithms to Live By: The Computer Science of Human Decisions

An exploration of how computer algorithms can be applied to our everyday lives to solve common decision-making problems and illuminate the workings of the human mind. What should we do, or leave undone, in a day or a lifetime?

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Grokking Algorithms: An Illustrated Guide for Programmers and Other Curious People

Grokking Algorithms: An Illustrated Guide for Programmers and Other Curious People

Grokking Algorithms is a fully illustrated, friendly guide that teaches you how to apply common algorithms to the practical problems you face every day as a programmer.

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Algorithms Unlocked

Algorithms Unlocked

In Algorithms Unlocked, Thomas Cormen—coauthor of the leading college textbook on the subject—provides a general explanation, with limited mathematics, of how algorithms enable computers to solve problems. Readers will learn what computer algorithms are, how to describe them, and how to evaluate them.

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