Thread: The Books of Knuth

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    The Books of Knuth

    Why are they so great? And why are they worth 150$?

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    You will not find a more complete analysis of important algorithms in computing. Its very heavy on the maths side of things. All code shown is in assembly language for a mythical computer. You will find no c/c++ in these books. I have them but I would have to say they are probably not for the faint hearted!
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    Who is this Knuth guy, anyway?

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    Knuth is a famous computer scientist who did some great work in theoretic computer science, and his books "The Art of Programming" are almost legendary.

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