The Design of Approximation Algorithms
by D. P. Williamson, D. B. Shmoys
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2010
Number of pages: 496
This book shows how to design approximation algorithms: efficient algorithms that find provably near-optimal solutions. The book is organized around central algorithmic techniques for designing approximation algorithms, including greedy and local search algorithms, dynamic programming, linear and semidefinite programming, and randomization.
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by Jurg Nievergelt, Klaus Hinrichs - Prentice Hall
Contents: Programming environments for motion, graphics, and geometry; Programming concepts - beyond notation; Objects, algorithms, programs; Complexity of problems and algorithms; Data structures; Interaction between algorithms and data structures.
by Herbert S. Wilf - AK Peters, Ltd.
An introductory textbook on the design and analysis of algorithms. Recursive algorithms are illustrated by Quicksort, FFT, and fast matrix multiplications. Algorithms in number theory are discussed with some applications to public key encryption.
by Herbert Edelsbrunner - Duke University
The main topics to be covered in this course are: Design Techniques; Searching; Prioritizing; Graph Algorithms; Topological Algorithms; Geometric Algorithms; NP-completeness. The emphasis will be on algorithm design and on algorithm analysis.
by Sean Luke
This is an open set of lecture notes on metaheuristics algorithms, intended for undergraduate students, practitioners, programmers, and other non-experts. It was developed as a series of lecture notes for an undergraduate course.