[kwlug-disc] recommendation for good book on data structure design and analysis?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Mon Apr 12 20:00:42 EDT 2010


On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Kyle Spaans wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 7:49 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> > On Mon, 12 Apr 2010, Kyle Spaans wrote:
> >
> >> On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 5:55 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> >> > What's being used these days in advanced algorithm courses
> >> > at the U of W?
> >>
> >> Too easy! See "CLRS". It's in its third edition as of 2009. It's a
> >> huge book, usually about 5cm thick.
> >
> >  can i buy it used on campus somewhere?
>
> Have a search at the Used book store:
> http://businessesandservices.feds.ca/feds_used_books
>
> I get a result for $85. It will probably cost over $100 new though. :)

  the above price is only for the 2nd ed.  i just ordered a new, 3rd
edition hardcover from amazon for $57.  why the heck would anyone buy
that at the campus bookstore?

rday


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