The Bestseller Code: Anatomy of a Blockbuster Novel

27 January 2020 | By Jodie Archer | Filed in: algorithms.

Ask most people about massive success in the world of fiction, and you ll typically hear that it s a game of hazy crystals balls The sales figures of E L James or Dan Brown seem to be freakish random occurrences in an unknowable market So often we hear that nothing but hype explains their

Essential Algorithms: A Practical Approach to Computer Algorithms

27 January 2020 | By Rod Stephens | Filed in: algorithms.

A friendly and accessible introduction to the most useful algorithms Computer algorithms are the basic recipes for programming Professional programmers need to know how to use algorithms to solve difficult programming problems Written in simple, intuitive English, this book describes how and when

Combinatorial Optimization: Algorithms and Complexity

27 January 2020 | By Christos H. Papadimitriou | Filed in: algorithms.

This clearly written, mathematically rigorous text includes a novel algorithmic exposition of the simplex method and also discusses the Soviet ellipsoid algorithm for linear programming efficient algorithms for network flow, matching, spanning trees, and matroids the theory of NP complete

The Nature of Code

27 January 2020 | By Daniel Shiffman | Filed in: algorithms.

How can we capture the unpredictable evolutionary and emergent properties of nature in software How can understanding the mathematical principles behind our physical world help us to create digital worlds This book focuses on a range of programming strategies and techniques behind computer

From Mathematics to Generic Programming

27 January 2020 | By Alexander A. Stepanov | Filed in: algorithms.

In this substantive yet accessible book, pioneering software designer Alexander Stepanov and his colleague Daniel Rose illuminate the principles of generic programming and the mathematical concept of abstraction on which it is based, helping you write code that is both simpler and powerful If

Elements of Programming Interviews: The Insiders' Guide C++

27 January 2020 | By Adnan Aziz | Filed in: algorithms.

New Java versions of all C programs in the book at http bit.ly epi programs Get a PDF sampler of EPI from http bit.ly epi sampler Have you ever Wanted to work at an exciting futuristic company Struggled with an interview problem that could have been solved in 15 minutes Wished you

Think Like a Programmer: An Introduction to Creative Problem Solving

27 January 2020 | By V. Anton Spraul | Filed in: algorithms.

Rewire your brain Examples in this book are written in C , but will improve your ability to think like a programmer in any language The real challenge of programming isn t learning a language s syntax it s learning to creatively solve problems so you can build something great In this

Learning From Data: A Short Course

27 January 2020 | By Yaser S. Abu-Mostafa | Filed in: algorithms.

Machine learning allows computational systems to adaptively improve their performance with experience accumulated from the observed data Its techniques are widely applied in engineering, science, finance, and commerce This book is designed for a short course on machine learning It is a short

Understanding Computation: From Simple Machines to Impossible Programs

27 January 2020 | By Tom Stuart | Filed in: algorithms.

Finally, you can learn computation theory and programming language design in an engaging, practical way Understanding Computation explains theoretical computer science in a context you ll recognize, helping you appreciate why these ideas matter and how they can inform your day to day programming.