On Feb 5, 2008 11:34 PM,  <markonlinux / gmail.com> wrote
> 1. Is there a definitive book/web site/resource on this and other
> computer science 'problems'? (Whether Ruby, C, C++, Java, Perl based).
> 2. Do people have favorite 'Data Structure and Algorithm' books?
> 3. Other Computer Science book recommendations?

Not a good first, or even second book, but Papadimitriou's
"Combinatorial optimization: algorithms and complexity" is an
excellent book to work your way up to.

martin