## Algorithms

In mathematics and computer science, an algorithm is an unambiguous specification of how to solve a class of problems. Algorithms can perform calculation, data processing, and automated reasoning tasks. 1

## Data Structures

In computer science, a data structure is a data organization, management, and storage format that enables efficient access and modification.123 More precisely, a data structure is a collection of data values, the relationships among them, and the functions or operations that can be applied to the data. 2

## Related Topics

- Algorithms : Algorithms: a set of rules for solving a problem in a finite number of steps
- Data Structures : Data Structures an organized form, such as an array list or string, in which connected data items are held in a computer

## Resources

- Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures
- Problem Solving with Algorithms and Data Structures using Python
- Top 10 Algorithms and Data Structures for Competitive Programming

# Introduction to Algorithms

1
Wikipedia contributors. (2018, October 11). Algorithm. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:09, October 13, 2018, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Algorithm&oldid=863516718

2
Wikipedia contributors. (2018, October 5). Data structure. In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 21:07, October 13, 2018, from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Data_structure&oldid=862665082