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Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers

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Nine revolutionary algorithms that power our computers and smartphones Every day, we use our computers to perform remarkable feats. A simple web search picks out a handful of relevant needles from the world's biggest haystack: the billions of pages on the World Wide Web. Uploading a photo to Facebook transmits millions of pieces of information over numerous error-prone network links, yet somehow a perfect copy of the photo arrives intact. Without even knowing it, we use public-key cryptography to transmit secret ...

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Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers 2020, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691209067

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Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers 2013, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691158198

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Nine Algorithms That Changed the Future: The Ingenious Ideas That Drive Today's Computers 2012, Princeton University Press, Princeton, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780691147147

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