Algorithmics : the spirit of computing /

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Main Author: Harel, David, 1950-
Format: Book
Published:Wokingham, England ; Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1987.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgments
  • Part I. Preliminaries
  • 1. Introduction And Historical Reviewor, What's It All About?
  • 2. Algorithms And Dataor, Getting It Done
  • 3. Programming Languages and Paradigmsor, Getting It Done by Computer
  • Part II. Methods And Analysis
  • 4. Algorithmic Methodsor, Getting It Done Methodically
  • 5. The Correctness of Algorithmsor, Getting It Done Right
  • 6. The Efficiency of Algorithmsor, Getting It Done Cheaply
  • Part III. Limitations And Robustness
  • 7. Inefficiency and Intractabilityor, You Can't Always Get It Done Cheaply
  • 8. Noncomputability and Undecidabilityor, Sometimes You Can't Get It Done At All!
  • 9. Algorithmic Universality and Its Robustnessor, The Simplest Machines That Get It Done
  • Part IV. / Relaxing The Rules
  • 10. Parallelism, Concurrency and Alternative Modelsor, Getting Lots Of Stuff Done at Once
  • 11. Probabilistic Algorithmsor, Getting It Done by Tossing Coins
  • 12. Cryptography and Reliable Interactionor, Getting It Done in Secret
  • Part V. The Bigger Picture
  • 13. Software Engineeringor, Getting It Done When It's Large
  • 14. Reactive Systemsor, Getting It to Behave Properly Over Time
  • 15. Algorithmics And Intelligenceor, Are They Better at It Than Us?
  • Postscript Selected Solutions
  • Bibliographic
  • Notes
  • Index

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