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Publisher Comments:

The bible of all fundamental algorithms and the work that taught many of today’s software developers most of what they know about computer programming.

—Byte, September 1995

 

Countless readers have spoken about the profound personal influence of Knuth’s work. Scientists have marveled at the beauty and elegance of his analysis, while ordinary programmers have successfully applied his “cookbook” solutions to their day-to-day problems. All have admired Knuth for the breadth, clarity, accuracy, and good humor found in his books.

 

I can’t begin to tell you how many pleasurable hours of study and recreation they have afforded me! I have pored over them in cars, restaurants, at work, at home… and even at a Little League game when my son wasn’t in the line-up.

Charles Long

 

Primarily written as a reference, some people have nevertheless found it possible and interesting to read each volume from beginning to end. A programmer in China even compared the experience to reading a poem.

 

If you think you’re a really good programmer… read [Knuth’s] Art of Computer Programming… You should definitely send me a résumé if you can read the whole thing.

Bill Gates

 

Whatever your background, if you need to do any serious computer programming, you will find your own good reason to make each volume in this series a readily accessible part of your scholarly or professional library.

 

It’s always a pleasure when a problem is hard enough that you have to get the Knuths off the shelf. I find that merely opening one has a very useful terrorizing effect on computers.

Jonathan Laventhol

In describing the new fourth volume, one reviewer listed the qualities that distinguish all of Knuth’s work.

[In sum:] detailed coverage of the basics, illustrated with well-chosen examples; occasional forays into more esoteric topics and problems at the frontiers of research; impeccable writing peppered with occasional bits of humor; extensive collections of exercises, all with solutions or helpful hints; a careful attention to history; implementations of many of the algorithms in his classic step-by-step form.

—Frank Ruskey

These four books comprise what easily could be the most important set of information on any serious programmer’s bookshelf.

Book News Annotation:

This last volume in a set of three surveys classical computer techniques for sorting and searching, considering both large and small databases and internal and external memories. Recently updated to reflect new developments in the field, the volume also contains several hundred new exercises. This new edition of Volume Three is described as matching Volume One (3rd edition) covering fundamental algorithms and Volume Two (3rd edition) treating seminumerical algorithms.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The third text in a series covering computer programming. This volume presents a survey of computer techniques for sorting and searching. It also extends the treatment of data structures to consider both large and small databases and internal and external memories.

Synopsis:

This boxed set consists of the following four volumes:   

 

0201896834 / 9780201896831 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms

0201896842 / 9780201896848 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 2: Seminumerical Algorithms

0201896850 / 9780201896855 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching

0201038048 / 9780201038040 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A: Combinatorial Algorithms

Synopsis:

Finally, after a wait of more than thirty-five years, the first part of Volume 4 is at last ready for publication. Check out the boxed set that brings together Volumes 1 - 4A in one elegant case, and offers the purchaser a $50 discount off the price of buying the four volumes individually.

 

The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4A Boxed Set, 3/e

About the Author

Donald E. Knuth is known throughout the world for his pioneering work on algorithms and programming techniques, for his invention of the Tex and Metafont systems for computer typesetting, and for his prolific and influential writing. Professor Emeritus of The Art of Computer Programming at Stanford University, he currently devotes full time to the completion of these fascicles and the seven volumes to which they belong.

Table of Contents

v. 1. Fundamental algorithms — v. 2. Seminumerical algorithms — v. 3. Sorting and searching.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201896855
Author:
Knuth, Donald E.
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Professional
Author:
Knuth, Donald Ervin
Location:
Reading, Mass.
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Programming - General
Subject:
Programming
Subject:
Computer programming
Subject:
Computer algorithms
Subject:
Software Engineering - Programming and Languages
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Volume 3
Series:
Art of Computer Programming
Series Volume:
03
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
800
Dimensions:
9.3 x 6.8 x 1.9 in 1297 gr

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Product details 800 pages Addison-Wesley Professional - English 9780201896855 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The third text in a series covering computer programming. This volume presents a survey of computer techniques for sorting and searching. It also extends the treatment of data structures to consider both large and small databases and internal and external memories.
"Synopsis" by ,

This boxed set consists of the following four volumes:   

 

0201896834 / 9780201896831 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms

0201896842 / 9780201896848 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 2: Seminumerical Algorithms

0201896850 / 9780201896855 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching

0201038048 / 9780201038040 Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A: Combinatorial Algorithms

"Synopsis" by ,

Finally, after a wait of more than thirty-five years, the first part of Volume 4 is at last ready for publication. Check out the boxed set that brings together Volumes 1 - 4A in one elegant case, and offers the purchaser a $50 discount off the price of buying the four volumes individually.

 

The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4A Boxed Set, 3/e

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