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Classic Computer Science Problems in Java

Published by Manning Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

Sharpen your coding skills by exploring established computer science problems! Classic Computer Science Problems in Java challenges you with time-tested scenarios and algorithms.

Summary
Sharpen your coding skills by exploring established computer science problems! Classic Computer Science Problems in Java challenges you with time-tested scenarios and algorithms. You’ll work through a series of exercises based in computer science fundamentals that are designed to improve your software development abilities, improve your understanding of artificial intelligence, and even prepare you to ace an interview. As you work through examples in search, clustering, graphs, and more, you'll remember important things you've forgotten and discover classic solutions to your "new" problems!

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About the technology
Whatever software development problem you’re facing, odds are someone has already uncovered a solution. This book collects the most useful solutions devised, guiding you through a variety of challenges and tried-and-true problem-solving techniques. The principles and algorithms presented here are guaranteed to save you countless hours in project after project.

About the book
Classic Computer Science Problems in Java is a master class in computer programming designed around 55 exercises that have been used in computer science classrooms for years. You’ll work through hands-on examples as you explore core algorithms, constraint problems, AI applications, and much more.

What's inside

    Recursion, memoization, and bit manipulation
    Search, graph, and genetic algorithms
    Constraint-satisfaction problems
    K-means clustering, neural networks, and adversarial search

About the reader
For intermediate Java programmers.

About the author
David Kopec is an assistant professor of Computer Science and Innovation at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.

Table of Contents

1 Small problems
2 Search problems
3 Constraint-satisfaction problems
4 Graph problems
5 Genetic algorithms
6 K-means clustering
7 Fairly simple neural networks
8 Adversarial search
9 Miscellaneous problems
10 Interview with Brian Goetz

David Kopec teaches at Champlain College in Burlington, VT and is the author of Manning’s Classic Computer Science Problems in Swift.

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