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If I want to learn data structures and algorithms, and properly at that, should I get started with CLRS right away? I’m totally a self-le…

Answer on @Quora by @thcormen to If I want to learn data structures and algorithms, and properly at that, should I g…

Answer by Thomas Cormen:

How's your math?  Are you good at understanding proofs?  CLRS is rigorous, and we prove correctness and running times for just about all algorithms in the book.  I often recommend my other book, Algorithms Unlocked, to start with.  AU has far less math than CLRS, but it focuses only on algorithms, not data structures.

If I want to learn data structures and algorithms, and properly at that, should I get started with CLRS right away? I'm totally a self-le…

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