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Please, what package can i use in latex to have the model of algorithm in the figure ? figure algorithm

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See tex.stackexchange.com/q/1375/5701 –  N.N. Sep 29 '12 at 11:33
Have you tried algorithm2e? –  Marc van Dongen Sep 29 '12 at 11:36
algorithm2e let me to write a pseudo algorithm ? because my algorithm is just a set of sentences, it is not a true algorithm.. –  researcher Sep 29 '12 at 11:53
See Werner's excellent answer at Print programs with its proper syntax. –  Peter Grill Sep 30 '12 at 8:35

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As has been mentioned in a comment, the algorithm2e package gives you the desired layout:



$V \longleftarrow U$\;
$S \longleftarrow \emptyset$\;
\For{$x\in X$}{
$NbSuccInS(x) \longleftarrow 0$\;
$NbPredInMin(x) \longleftarrow 0$\;
$NbPredNotInMin(x) \longleftarrow |ImPred(x)|$\;
\caption{My Algorithm}


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i have used your code but i don't have the line that connects begin to end. have you an idea please –  researcher Sep 30 '12 at 9:47
with \usepackage[ruled,vlined]{algorithm2e} i have resolved the problem –  researcher Sep 30 '12 at 9:56
Please i ask if it's possible to have this same format with package algorithmic, because i should use it –  researcher Sep 30 '12 at 17:29
@researcher You can do it with algorithmicx (notice the "x" at the end) which is much better, can do everything algorithmic does and they are compatible. See [this answer by Werner] to learn how to achieve the desired layout using algorithmicx. –  Gonzalo Medina Sep 30 '12 at 23:17
The function names don't look very pretty. $\textit{NbSuccInS}(x) \longleftarrow 0$ looks nice and informal. –  Marc van Dongen Apr 15 '13 at 13:33

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