Algorithmics Text

I would stick with the book recommended by your ppofessor even though I've never read "Foundations of Algorithms" by Brassard.If you are looking for extra information there are 2 books in alogrithms that are must have in my opinion:

1. "Introductions to Algorithms" by Cormen (you've mentioned below)

2. "Data Structures and Algorithms" by Aho (in pseudo code and is not focused on any language but content is great)

I've also heard good reviews about "Bundle of Algorithms in C++" by Sedgewick but never had a time to look it.
 
Andy and KaiRu,

Thank you both for the input. Intro to Algorithms seems like a better choice for a shelf reference I would like to have on hand even after the course has ended.

Just found a copy for relatively inexpensive.

Thank you again
 

alain

Older and Wiser
2. " Data Structures and Algorithms" by Aho (in pseudo code and is not focused on any language but content is great)

this is the "bible" (or used to be).
 
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