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The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1-4A Boxed Set (Box Set) by Donald E. Knuth


The bible of all fundamental algorithms and the paintings that taught a lot of as of late’s software developers such a lot of whon they find out about pc programming.

—Byte, September 199five


countless readers have spoken concerning the prodiscovered non-public influence of Knuth’s paintings. Scientists have marveled on the beauty and magnificence of his analysis, even as odd programmers have effectively implemented his “cookbook” answers to their day-to-day problems. All have well-liked Knuth for the breadth, clarity, accuracy, and excellent humor present in his books.


i can’t start to inform you what number of fulfilling hours of analysis and sport they have got afforded me! i've pored over them in automobiles, eating places, at paintings, at house… or even at a bit of League recreation whilst my son wasn’t within the line-up.

Charles lengthy


essentially written as a reference, a few people have however discovered it imaginable and fascinating to read each and every quantity from starting to finish. A programmer in China even in comparison the enjoy to studying a poem.


in case you assume you’re a actually excellent programmer… read [Knuth’s] art of pc programming… You should unquestionably sfinish me a résumé if you can read the entire thing.

bill Gates


no matter what your historical past, if you want to do any critical pc programming, you will find your personal excellent reason why to make each and every quantity in this series a readily available part of your scholarly or skilled library.


It’s always a excitement whilst an issue is tricky enough that it's a must to get the Knuths off the shelf. I find that merely opening one has an excessively helpful terrorizing effect on pcs.

Jonathan Laventhol

In describing the brand new 4th quantity, one reviewer indexed the characteristics that distinguish all of Knuth’s paintings.

[In sum:] exact coverage of the fundamentals, illustrated with smartly-selected examples; occasional forays into extra esoteric topics and problems on the frontiers of analysis; impeccable writing peppered with occasional bits of humor; extensive collections of workouts, all with answers or useful hints; a careful attention to historical past; implementations of most of the algorithms in his classic step by step form.

—Frank Ruskey

these 4 books contain what easily might be an important set of information on any critical programmer’s bookshelf.

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writer: Donald E. Knuthpublisher: Addison-Wesley pro..Binding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: three168

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