Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs

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Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs[1]
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AuthorNiklaus Wirth
Subjectprogramming, algorithms and data structures
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Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs[1] is a 1976 book written by Niklaus Wirth covering some of the fundamental topics of computer programming, particularly that algorithms and data structures are inherently related. For example, if one has a sorted list one will use a search algorithm optimal for sorted lists.

The book was one of the most influential computer science books of the time and, like Wirth's other work, was extensively used in education.[2]

The Turbo Pascal compiler written by Anders Hejlsberg was largely inspired by the Tiny Pascal compiler in Niklaus Wirth's book.

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  1. ^ a b Wirth, Niklaus (1976). Algorithms + Data Structures = Programs. Prentice-Hall. ISBN 978-0-13-022418-7. 0130224189.
  2. ^ Citations collected by the ACM

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