Algorithms for dummies /

Discover how algorithms shape and impact our digital world All data, big or small, starts with algorithms. Algorithms are mathematical equations that determine what we see-based on our likes, dislikes, queries, views, interests, relationships, and more-online. They are, in a sense, the electronic ga...

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Main Authors: Mueller, John, 1958- (Author), Massaron, Luca (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: [Place of publication not identified] : Wiley, [2017]
Series:--For dummies.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Getting started. Introducing algorithms ; Considering algorithm design ; Using python to work with algorithms ; Introducing python for algorithm programming ; Performing essential data manipulations using python
  • Understanding the need to sort and search. Structuring data ; Arranging and searching data
  • Exploring the world of graphs. Understanding graph basics ; Reconnecting the dots ; Discovering graph secrets ; Getting the right web page
  • Struggling with big data. Managing big data ; Parallelizing operations ; Compressing data
  • Challenging difficult problems. Working with greedy algorithms ; Relying on dynamic programming ; Using randomized algorithms ; Performing local serach ; Employing linear programming ; Considering heuristics
  • The part of tens. Ten algorithms that are changing the world ; Ten algorithmic problems yet to solve.