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Abstract Algorithms 1—Divide-and-Conquer

Objectives

After reading this chapter, you should understand :

  • Abstract Algorithms: Control Abstraction
  • Divide and Conquer Strategy: its applicability
  • How Divide and Conquer algorithms can be analysed
  • How to decide on choosing the Divide and Conquer strategy
  • Various Real World Problems where Divide and Conquer is most Useful
  • Limitations of the Divide and Conquer strategy

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Chapter Outline

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