Book description
Once again, Robert Sedgewick provides a current and comprehensive introduction to important algorithms. The focus this time is on graph algorithms, which are increasingly critical for a wide range of applications, such as network connectivity, circuit design, scheduling, transaction processing, and resource allocation. In this book, Sedgewick offers the same successful blend of theory and practice that has made his work popular with programmers for many years. Michael Schidlowsky and Sedgewick have developed concise new Java implementations that both express the methods in a natural and direct manner and also can be used in real applications.
Algorithms in Java, Third Edition, Part 5: Graph Algorithms is the second book in Sedgewick's thoroughly revised and rewritten series. The first book, Parts 14, addresses fundamental algorithms, data structures, sorting, and searching. A forthcoming third book will focus on strings, geometry, and a range of advanced algorithms. Each book's expanded coverage features new algorithms and implementations, enhanced descriptions and diagrams, and a wealth of new exercises for polishing skills. The natural match between Java classes and abstract data type (ADT) implementations makes the code more broadly useful and relevant for the modern objectoriented programming environment.
The Web site for this book (www.cs.princeton.edu/~rs/) provides additional source code for programmers along with a variety of academic support materials for educators.
Coverage includes:
A complete overview of graph properties and types
Diagraphs and DAGs
Minimum spanning trees
Shortest paths
Network flows
Diagrams, sample Java code, and detailed algorithm descriptions
A landmark revision, Algorithms in Java, Third Edition, Part 5 provides a complete tool set for programmers to implement, debug, and use graph algorithms across a wide range of computer applications.
Table of contents
 Copyright
 Preface
 Java Consultant’s Preface
 Notes on Exercises

V. Graph Algorithms
 17. Graph Properties and Types
 18. Graph Search

19. Digraphs and DAGs
 Exercises
 19.1. Glossary and Rules of the Game
 19.2. Anatomy of DFS in Digraphs
 19.3. Reachability and Transitive Closure
 19.4. Equivalence Relations and Partial Orders
 19.5. DAGs
 19.6. Topological Sorting
 19.7. Reachability in DAGs
 19.8. Strong Components in Digraphs
 19.9. Transitive Closure Revisited
 19.10. Perspective
 20. Minimum Spanning Trees
 21. Shortest Paths
 22. Network Flow
 References for Part Five
Product information
 Title: Algorithms in Java, Part 5: Graph Algorithms, Third Edition
 Author(s):
 Release date: July 2003
 Publisher(s): AddisonWesley Professional
 ISBN: 9780201361216
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