Introduction to Algorithms, 3rd Edition (Mit Press)

Mit Press Introduction to Algorithms Reviews Summary

Ratings Breakdown

Rated 4.6 by 2,370 people

Pros from Reviews

  • Extensive and complete book
  • Clear and concise explanations
  • Great reference for algorithms
  • Well-written and straightforward
  • Demonstrates mathematical basis of CS
  • Covers fundamental algorithms and data structures
  • Straightforward explanations
  • Good introduction to computer science

Cons from Reviews

  • Inconsistent clarity and exercises
  • Lack of depth in mathematical chapters
  • Lack of explanation in analysis of specific algorithms
  • Not recommended as sole source for learning algorithms
  • Focuses more on practical code than theory
  • Ignores algorithms inspired by functional programming and OOP
  • Weak in modern programming paradigms
  • Less valuable for day-to-day problem-solving
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