Authored by: Ricardo Baeza-Yates , Patricio V. Poblete

Algorithms and Theory of Computation Handbook

Print publication date:  November  2009
Online publication date:  November  2009

Print ISBN: 9781584888222
eBook ISBN: 9781584888239
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Searching is one of the main computer applications in all other fields, including daily life. The basic problem consists of finding a given object in a set of objects of the same kind. Databases are perhaps the best examples where searching is the main task involved, and also where its performance is crucial.

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