From John Canning and Alan Broder

Robert Lafore’s Java-based version of this book has been a mainstay in Data Structures courses and professionals’ reference shelves around the world for many years. When Alan’s Data Structures course at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University moved on to Python, the inability to use Lafore’s book in the course was a real loss. We’re thus especially happy to bring this new and revised edition to the world of Python programmers and students.

We’d like to thank the many students at Stern who contributed to this book either directly or indirectly over the past several years. Initial Python versions of Lafore’s Java implementations were central to Alan’s Python-based courses, and Stern student ...

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