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The Resource Algorithms for dummies, by John Paul Mueller and Luca Massaron

Algorithms for dummies, by John Paul Mueller and Luca Massaron

Label
Algorithms for dummies
Title
Algorithms for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by John Paul Mueller and Luca Massaron
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A primer for everyday people who are interested in algorithms and how they impact our digital lives. Based on the fact that we already live in a world where algorithms are behind most of the technology we use, this book offers eye-opening information on the pervasiveness and importance of this mathematical science -- how it plays out in our everyday digestion of news and entertainment, as well as in its influence on our social interactions and consumerism. Readers even learn how to program an algorithm using Python. --Publsiher's description
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Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mueller, John
Dewey number
005.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QA76.9.A43
LC item number
M84 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Massaron, Luca
Series statement
For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Computer algorithms
  • Computer algorithms
Label
Algorithms for dummies, by John Paul Mueller and Luca Massaron
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn974177742
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 418 pages
Isbn
9781119330493
Lccn
2017936606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974177742
  • (Sirsi) a1992431
Label
Algorithms for dummies, by John Paul Mueller and Luca Massaron
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
ocn974177742
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 418 pages
Isbn
9781119330493
Lccn
2017936606
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)974177742
  • (Sirsi) a1992431

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