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Advanced Data Structures

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  • Author: Peter Brass, City College, City University of New York
  • Date Published: May 2019
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108735513

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  • Advanced Data Structures presents a comprehensive look at the ideas, analysis, and implementation details of data structures as a specialized topic in applied algorithms. Data structures are how data is stored within a computer, and how one can go about searching for data within. This text examines efficient ways to search and update sets of numbers, intervals, or strings by various data structures, such as search trees, structures for sets of intervals or piece-wise constant functions, orthogonal range search structures, heaps, union-find structures, dynamization and persistence of structures, structures for strings, and hash tables. This is the first volume to show data structures as a crucial algorithmic topic, rather than relegating them as trivial material used to illustrate object-oriented programming methodology, filling a void in the ever-increasing computer science market. Numerous code examples in C and more than 500 references make Advanced Data Structures an indispensable text. topic. Numerous code examples in C and more than 500 references make Advanced Data Structures an indispensable text.

    • This is the only graduate-level textbook on data structures
    • Contains discussion of numerous structures with their analysis, code examples, implementation details, and in most cases a complete implementation on author homepage
    • Contains detailed history for each structure with more than 500 references
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    'I think this book is well suited as a main or supplemental text in a graduate-level data structures course, not to mention an invaluable desk reference for those interested in implementing the advance structures outlined in this book. This book was a joy to review, and deserves a place on my bookshelf.' SIGACT News

    'It can be briefly said that the reader will be dealing with an illustration, diagram, and code packed book, that will do it's best not to confuse but to very well explain one of the toughest computer science subjects, and he will be pleasantly surprised to learn many new-age data structures.' Igor Gvero, Software Engineering Notes

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108735513
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.63kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Elementary structures
    2. Search types
    3. Balanced search trees
    4. Tree structures for sets of intervals
    5. Heaps
    6. Union-find and related structures
    7. Data structure transformations
    8. Data structures for strings
    9. Hash tables
    10. Appendix.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Advanced Algorithms
    • Advanced Data Structures
    • Advanced Database Systems
    • Advanced data structures and algorithms
    • Algorithms
    • Algorithms and data structures
    • Data Structures
    • Data Structures and Analysis
  • Author

    Peter Brass, City College, City University of New York
    Peter Brass received a Ph.D. in mathematics at the Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany. He is an associate professor at City College, City University of New York in the Department of Computer Science and a former Heisenberg Research Fellow at Freie Universität Berlin.

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