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If n is the number of bits in the vector in this case 10,the program can be expressed in pseudocode as: Here are some more examples, generated by this program from several sources.

We saw a pass algorithm in Section 1.

Many compilers perform this optimization. You balanced the true requirements with a careful selection of algorithms and data structures.

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Some municipalities use a similar scheme to record deeds in sets of record books. The time required for common operations on data can often be reduced by augmenting the structure with extra information or by changing the information within the structure so that it can be accessed more easily.

Here is the hash table after inserting the strings “in”, “the” and “in”, in the unlikely event that both strings hash to 1: Each element is selected once no repetition. If you need fancy data structures, use classes. Or the practice problem that asks you how you send an image from one place to another. This extreme data set won’t alter the run time of the bitmap method by much, but it might skew the run time of a system sort. To simulate hashing trouble, set NHASH to 1 and experiment with this and other list strategies, such as appending to the end of the list, or moving the most recently found element to the front of the list.

Programming Pearls Second Edition Jon Bentley Suppose, though, that you had a chance to preprocess the body of text before performing searches. How many words in a book? Solution 3 contains timing details on several programs for the task.

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Textbooks on algorithms warn about inputs like “aaaaaaaa”, repeated thousands of times. Techniques for Data Space. Selected pages Title Page. A good selection of interesting algorithms explained without the terseness that some other books can get into. Rules for Code Tuning.

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