9 Algorithms That Changed the Future
|Publisher||Princeton University Press|
9 Algorithms that Changed the Future is a 2012 book by John MacCormick on algorithms. The book seeks to explain commonly encountered computer algorithms to a layman audience.
The chapters in the book each cover an algorithm.
- Search engine indexing
- Public-key cryptography
- Forward error correction
- Pattern recognition
- Data compression
- Digital signature
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".
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