




Selected Papers on Analysis of Algorithms
CSLI, 2000 Cloth: 9781575862118  Paper: 9781575862125 Library of Congress Classification QA9.58.K65 2000 Dewey Decimal Classification 511.8
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ABOUT THIS BOOK
Analysis of Algorithms is the fourth in a series of collected works by worldrenowned computer scientist Donald Knuth. This volume is devoted to an important subfield of Computer Science that Knuth founded in the 1960s and still considers his main life's work. This field, to which he gave the name Analysis of Algorithms, deals with quantitative studies of computer techniques, leading to methods for understanding and predicting the efficiency of computer programs. Analysis of Algorithms, which has grown to be a thriving international discipline, is the unifying theme underlying Knuth's well known book The Art of Computer Programming. More than 30 of the fundamental papers that helped to shape this field are reprinted and updated in the present collection, together with historical material that has not previously been published. Although many ideas come and go in the rapidly changing world of computer science, the basic concepts and techniques of algorithmic analysis will remain important as long as computers are used. See other books on: Algorithms  Analysis  Knuth, Donald E.  Mathematics  Selected Papers See other titles from CSLI 
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