Hello --

On 05/02/2008, markonlinux / gmail.com <markonlinux / gmail.com> wrote:
> 1. Is there a definitive book/web site/resource on this and other

Start by looking at know University sites -- you'll often come across some.
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> 2. Do people have favorite 'Data Structure and Algorithm' books?

Robert Sedgewick's books are great, if not a little heavy-going:

http://www.cs.princeton.edu/~rs/

-- Thomas Adam