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How to Solve it by Computer is a computer science book by R. G. Dromey[1], first published by Prentice-Hall in 1982. It is occasionally used as a textbook, especially in India.[2][3][4][5]

It is an introduction to the whys of algorithms and data structures. Features of the book:

The design factors associated with problems
The creative process behind coming up with innovative solutions for algorithms and data structures
The line of reasoning behind the constraints, factors and the design choices made.

The very fundamental algorithms portrayed by this book are mostly presented in pseudocode and/or Pascal notation.
See also

How to Solve It, by George Pólya, the author's mentor and inspiration for writing the book.


Dromey, R. G. (1982). How to Solve it by Computer. Prentice-Hall International. ISBN 978-0-13-434001-2.
"Syllabus of B.Sc.(H) Computer Science" (PDF). Delhi University.
CSL 101: Introduction to Computers and Programming, IIT Delhi
CS13002 Programming and Data Structures, IIT Kharagpur
"Syllabus of B.E. E.C.E" (PDF). Anna University.

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