Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, Second Edition, Volume 2

Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, Second Edition, Volume 2 : Special Topics and Techniques

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Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook, Second Edition: Special Topics and Techniques provides an up-to-date compendium of fundamental computer science topics and techniques. It also illustrates how the topics and techniques come together to deliver efficient solutions to important practical problems. Along with updating and revising many of the existing chapters, this second edition contains more than 15 new chapters. This edition now covers self-stabilizing and pricing algorithms as well as the theories of privacy and anonymity, databases, computational games, and communication networks. It also discusses computational topology, natural language processing, and grid computing and explores applications in intensity-modulated radiation therapy, voting, DNA research, systems biology, and financial derivatives. This best-selling handbook continues to help computer professionals and engineers find significant information on various algorithmic topics. The expert contributors clearly define the terminology, present basic results and techniques, and offer a number of current references to the in-depth literature. They also provide a glimpse of the major research issues concerning the relevant topics.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 950 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Chapman & Hall/CRC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • 2nd New edition
  • 891 - PPI 606; 2 Tables, black and white; 247 Illustrations, black and white
  • 1584888210
  • 9781584888215

Table of contents

Computational Geometry I Computational Geometry II NEW! Computational Topology Robot Algorithms Vision and Image Processing Algorithms Graph Drawing Algorithms NEW! Algorithmics in Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy VLSI Layout Algorithms Cryptographic Foundations Encryption Schemes Cryptanalysis Crypto Topics and Applications I Crypto Topics and Applications II NEW! Secure Multiparty Computation NEW! Voting Schemes NEW! Auction Protocols Pseudorandom Sequences and Stream Ciphers NEW! Theory of Privacy and Anonymity NEW! Database Theory: Query Languages Scheduling Algorithms NEW! Computational Game Theory: An Introduction Artificial Intelligence Search Algorithms NEW! Algorithmic Aspects of Natural Language Processing Algorithmic Techniques for Regular Networks of Processors Parallel Algorithms NEW! Self-Stabilizing Algorithms NEW! Theory of Communication Networks NEW! Network Algorithmics NEW! Algorithmic Issues in Grid Computing NEW! Uncheatable Grid Computing NEW! DNA Computing: A Research Snapshot NEW! Computational Systems Biology NEW! Pricing Algorithms for Financial Derivativesshow more

About Mikhail J. Atallah

Mikhail J. Atallah is a distinguished professor of computer science at Purdue University. Marina Blanton is an assistant professor in the computer science and engineering department at the University of Notre Dame.show more