Book 2013

The Power of Algorithms

Inspiration and Examples in Everyday Life

Editors:

ISBN: 978-3-642-39651-9 (Print) 978-3-642-39652-6 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

  2. Finding One’s Way in a World of Algorithms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-26

      Algorithms, An Historical Perspective

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-57

      How to Design an Algorithm

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      Chapter

      Pages 59-81

      The One Million Dollars Problem

  3. The Difficult Simplicity of Daily Life

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 83-83

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      Chapter

      Pages 85-105

      The Quest for the Shortest Route

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      Chapter

      Pages 107-137

      Web Search

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      Chapter

      Pages 139-165

      Algorithms for Secure Communication

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      Chapter

      Pages 167-186

      Algorithmics for the Life Sciences

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      Chapter

      Pages 187-205

      The Shortest Walk to Watch TV

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      Chapter

      Pages 207-234

      Algorithms for Auctions and Games

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      Chapter

      Pages 235-250

      Randomness and Complexity

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 251-255