Book Description: For one-semester Introductory courses or two-semester courses in data structures (CS-2) in the departments of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business, and Management Information Systems. This highly anticipated innovative book by two of the leading CS-1/CS-2 authors focuses the design specification and implementation of ADTs. This book was created from the ground up with objects and Java in mind and shows students how to use and implement key data organizations. Its unique object oriented presentation divides the material into short bite size segments that are organized into small chapters. This makes learning easier for the student and allows for teaching flexibility.