Animated Algorithms: A Hypermedia Learning Environment for Introduction to Algorithms
by Peter Gloor;Scott Lee IreneDynes (9780262570961)

Animated Algorithms: A Hypermedia Learning Environment for Introduction to Algorithms
 

Peter Gloor;Scott Lee IreneDynes


Release Date: 15 August 1993
Format: Digital
Category: Computer Science
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262570961
ISBN-10: 0262570963



This hypermedia CD-ROM provides an ideal format for the visual explanation of complex algorithms contained in the text "Introduction to Algorithms, " by Thomas H. Cormen, Charles E. Leiserson, and Ronald L. Rivest. It contains three complementary components: a hypertext version of the book itself, interactive animations of the most important algorithms, and movies explaining the use of the hypertext interface and the animations. The hypertext, including the figures, is stored in HyperCard stacks. It contains tools for navigation, text annotation, tracking of preexisting links, full-text search, and the adding of links and paths through the document. This enables instructors and students to customize the hypertext easily for classroom and personal use. The animations that are implemented in HyperCard are linked with the hypertext and can be controlled interactively by the user. They also include extensive on-line help, making them self-contained. Some animations include scripting facilities allowing users to program animations of specific data structures. The movies ("talking heads" and demonstrations) provide a way to view noninteractive versions of the algorithm animations. These are stored on the CD in QuickTime format. Peter Gloor is Research Associate in the Laboratory for Computer Science, and Scott Dynes is a Ph.D candidate in the Eaton Peabody Laboratory, both at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Irene Lee was formerly a graduate student at Harvard University. Animated algorithms: Asymptotic Notation. Recursion. Simple Data Structures. Sorting Algorithms and Analysis. Hashing. Binary Trees. Red-Black Trees. Minimum Spanning Trees. Single-Source Shortest Paths. Fibonacci Heaps. Huffman Encoding. Dynamic Programming. Matrix Multiplication. Matrix Inverse. Convex Hull. Genetic Algorithms. Neural Networks.

AUD $88.00

 This title is not held in stock & is ordered from suppliers, subject to availability.



Write a customer review of Animated Algorithms: A Hypermedia Learning Environment for Introduction to Algorithms.



If you like this title please tell others:

tell others

post to your Facebook wall post on Twitter post on Digg recommend to Stumbleupon bookmark on Delicious RSS feed send to a friend


Australian BookShop
Australian Bookshop. Established 2003
Search
Shopping Cart Customer Support


HolisticPage
International Online Store
of Inspiration
we ship everywhere
Australia Post
Australia Wide
.
Worldwide