Monographs in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series

Data Structures and Algorithms 1

Sorting and Searching

Authors: Mehlhorn, K.

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The design and analysis of data structures and efficient algorithms has gained considerable importance in recent years. The concept of "algorithm" is central in computer science, and "efficiency" is central in the world of money. I have organized the material in three volumes and nine chapters. Vol. 1: Sorting and Searching (chapters I to III) Vol. 2: Graph Algorithms and NP-completeness (chapters IV to VI) Vol. 3: Multi-dimensional Searching and Computational G- metry (chapters VII and VIII) Volumes 2 and 3 have volume 1 as a common basis but are indepen­ dent from each other. Most of volumes 2 and 3 can be understood without knowing volume 1 in detail. A general kowledge of algorith­ mic principles as laid out in chapter 1 or in many other books on algorithms and data structures suffices for most parts of volumes 2 and 3. The specific prerequisites for volumes 2 and 3 are listed in the prefaces to these volumes. In all three volumes we present and analyse many important efficient algorithms for the fundamental computa­ tional problems in the area. Efficiency is measured by the running time on a realistic model of a computing machine which we present in chapter I. Most of the algorithms presented are very recent inven­ tions; after all computer science is a very young field. There are hardly any theorems in this book which are older than 20 years and at least fifty percent of the material is younger than 10 years.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Data Structures and Algorithms 1
Book Subtitle
Sorting and Searching
Authors
Series Title
Monographs in Theoretical Computer Science. An EATCS Series
Series Volume
1
Copyright
1984
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-69672-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-69672-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-69674-9
Series ISSN
1431-2654
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 336
Additional Information
Original German edition published by B.G. Teubner Verlag, 1977
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