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  1. A Note of Two Problems in Connection with Graphs.

    A Note of Two Problems in Connection with Graphs.

    In Numerische Mathematik I. [Together with] Recursive Programming, in Numerische Mathematik 2.
    First editions, first impressions of two of Dijkstra's most significant papers, both rare in commerce: "A Note of Two Problems in Connection with Graphs", which introduced the Shortest-Path Algorithim (now known as Dijkstra's algorithim) as well as the Minimum Spanning Tree Algorithm, and "Recursive Programming", which introduced the foundational concept of using a "stack" for recursive programming. Learn More
    £4,750

    Date of Publication: 1959

    Published: Berlin

    Stock Code: 86379

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