Algorithmics: The Spirit of Computing (2nd Edition)

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9780201504019: Algorithmics: The Spirit of Computing (2nd Edition)

Providing a thorough, well-written and thoughtful study of the fundamental theoretical ideas of computing and examining how to design accurate and efficient algorithms, this book is ideal for an introductory course emphasizing theory rather than programming

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"The book is a veritable tour de force. Harel writes with verve, clarity, and imagination.

Through the use of tantalizing questions and aptly chosen and often amusing examples, transmits to the reader the excitement and intellectual satisafaction of computer science research. Without the use of formal mathematics and without any sacrifice of intellectual integrity, he conveys to the general reader the profound principles on which computer science is founded and which hitherto were only accessible in abstruse and esoteric textbooks and papers.

This is scientific writing at its best."

Dr. Stan Scott, Queen's University, Belfast
Times Higher Education Supplement



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About David Harel

David Harel is a professor and chairman of the Applied Mathematics and Computer Science Department at the Weizmann Institute of Science and he is one of the founders of Ad-Cad, Inc. Renowned for outstanding research in several areas of computer science, Dr. Harel is ideally qualified to convey a thorough understanding of the science of computing to the inquiring reader.



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