Algorithm Design

Category: Programming
Author: Jon Kleinberg, Éva Tardos
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by glacialOwl   2019-07-21

This is one of the best Algorithms books. Additionally, another good one is this:

by flaming_sousa   2019-07-21

Algorithms - The most common text book is CLRS, but I was taught with Algorithm Design. Either are great books. To be functional, at least cover

  • Greedy Algorithms
  • Divide and Conquer
  • Dynamic Programming
  • Understanding NP Completeness

Design Patterns - Probably Design Patterns is the best place to start. I'd recommend caution with studying them closely - just be literate in the basics, and understand the problems they are trying to solve.

by roundsquare   2017-08-19
If you are really interested in the math involved you can look at any algorithms book. I used this one in my undergrad:

Its a good introduction, but it will require you to be decent at math and know how to do proofs.

On the other hand, if you are interested in how programs can express things, then maybe you want to learn about some CS theory. Specifically, some lambda calculus would be good to learn, but I don't have any good suggestions.

Note: All of these will be easier to read if you are pretty good at programming, so I'd say follow at least the first piece of advise above.

by Groxx   2017-08-19
Ah, apologies:

  Algorithm Design
  by Jon Kleinberg & Éva Tardos
  ISBN: 978-0-321-29535-8
Or an Amazon link:
by amichail   2017-08-19
Some books to read: