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9 Algorithms that Changed the Future

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Country  United States
Pages  232
Originally published  2012
Page count  232
3.8/5 Goodreads

Publication date  2012
ISBN  978-0691158198
Author  John MacCormick
Subject  Algorithm
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Publisher  Princeton University Press
Algorithm books  The Golden Ticket: P, Algorithms Unlocked, Automate This, The Master Algorithm: How the, Mastering algorithms with C

9 Algorithms that Changed the Future is a 2012 book on algorithms by John MacCormick. The book seeks to explain commonly encountered computer algorithms to a layman audience.

Contents

Summary

The chapters in the book each cover an algorithm.

  1. Search engine indexing
  2. PageRank
  3. Public-key cryptography
  4. Forward error correction
  5. Pattern recognition
  6. Data compression
  7. Database
  8. Digital signature

Response

One reviewer said the book is written in a clear and simple style.

A reviewer for New York Journal of Books suggested that this book would be a good complement to an introductory college-level computer science course.

Another reviewer called the book "a valuable addition to the popular computing literature".

References

9 Algorithms that Changed the Future Wikipedia


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