Book description
Learn to implement complex data structures and algorithms using Python
Key Features
 Understand the analysis and design of fundamental Python data structures
 Explore advanced Python concepts such as Big O notation and dynamic programming
 Learn functional and reactive implementations of traditional data structures
Book Description
Data structures allow you to store and organize data efficiently. They are critical to any problem, provide a complete solution, and act like reusable code. HandsOn Data Structures and Algorithms with Python teaches you the essential Python data structures and the most common algorithms for building easy and maintainable applications.
This book helps you to understand the power of linked lists, double linked lists, and circular linked lists. You will learn to create complex data structures, such as graphs, stacks, and queues. As you make your way through the chapters, you will explore the application of binary searches and binary search trees, along with learning common techniques and structures used in tasks such as preprocessing, modeling, and transforming data. In the concluding chapters, you will get to grips with organizing your code in a manageable, consistent, and extendable way. You will also study how to bubble sort, selection sort, insertion sort, and merge sort algorithms in detail.
By the end of the book, you will have learned how to build components that are easy to understand, debug, and use in different applications. You will get insights into Python implementation of all the important and relevant algorithms.
What you will learn
 Understand object representation, attribute binding, and data encapsulation
 Gain a solid understanding of Python data structures using algorithms
 Study algorithms using examples with pictorial representation
 Learn complex algorithms through easy explanation, implementing Python
 Build sophisticated and efficient data applications in Python
 Understand common programming algorithms used in Python data science
 Write efficient and robust code in Python 3.7
Who this book is for
This book is for developers who want to learn data structures and algorithms in Python to write complex and flexible programs. Basic Python programming knowledge is expected.
Publisher resources
Table of contents
 Title Page
 Copyright and Credits
 Dedication
 Packt Upsell
 Contributors
 Acknowledgments
 Preface
 Python Objects, Types, and Expressions

Python Data Types and Structures
 Technical requirements
 Builtin data types
 None type
 Numeric types
 Representation error
 Membership, identity, and logical operations
 Sequences
 Learning about tuples
 Beginning with dictionaries
 Sorting dictionaries
 Dictionaries for text analysis
 Sets
 Modules for data structures and algorithms
 Summary
 Principles of Algorithm Design
 Lists and Pointer Structures
 Stacks and Queues
 Trees
 Hashing and Symbol Tables
 Graphs and Other Algorithms
 Searching
 Sorting
 Selection Algorithms
 String Algorithms and Techniques
 Design Techniques and Strategies
 Implementations, Applications, and Tools
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Product information
 Title: HandsOn Data Structures and Algorithms with Python
 Author(s):
 Release date: October 2018
 Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
 ISBN: 9781788995573
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