Good books in computer science?

Paul Rubin http
Sat Jun 27 14:58:35 CEST 2009

Albert van der Horst <albert at> writes:
> >Introduction to Algorithms by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson,
> >Ronald L. Rivest, and Clifford Stein.
> Thanks. I lost that title a while ago, must buy.

Wait a few months, a third edition is in the works.

> Also "Numerical Recipe's in FORTRAN/Pascal/C"
> (Have they done Python yet?)

They haven't done Python AFAIK.  I liked the C version but the
licensing of the software is pretty evil and so I'm a bit turned off
to the series these days.  I think the hardcore numerics crowd never
liked the book anyway.

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