This modern object-oriented approach to data structures helps readers gain an integrated understanding of data structures and their applications. Carefully developing topics with sufficient detail, this book enables users to learn about concepts on their own; clarity of presentation and depth of coverage makes this a perfect learning tool for professionals. It includes a solid introduction to algorithms, an integral part of understanding the subject, and uses Java syntax and structure in the design of data structures. Its breadth of coverage insures that core topics such as linked lists, sets, maps, and iterators are carefully and comprehensively discussed. For computer programmers, computer analysts, and information technology professionals.