C++ Plus Data Structures, by Dale, Nell
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- ISBN: 9781449646752 | 1449646751
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 9/29/2011
Updated with new case studies and exercises throughout, Nell Dale's C++ Plus Data Structures, Fifth Edition explores the specifications, applications, and implementations of abstract data types with unmatched accessibility. Renowned author and educator, Dale provides intuitive explanations that clarify abstract concepts, and approaches the study of data structures with emphasis on computer science theory and software engineering principles. Topics such as modularization, data encapsulation, information hiding, object-oriented decomposition, algorithm analysis, life-cycle software verification models, and data abstraction are carefully presented to foster good software engineering techniques in students from the beginning of their careers. In addition to the invaluable exercises and case studies that define Nell Dale's teaching philosophy, this Fifth Edition provides an increased emphasis on object-oriented design and an early introduction of object-oriented concepts.Key Features:-This text boasts the trademark Dale pedagogy including numerous large and updated case studies. Each case study includes a description of the problem, an analysis of the problem input and required output, and a discussion of the appropriate data types to use.-Forthcoming instructor resources include Microsoft® PowerPoint® lecture slides, solutions to the exercises in the text, a complete test bank, and a comprehensive instructor manual featuring chapter objectives, teaching notes, questions with answers, and programming assignments, as well as the program source code for students.