Thursday, March 01, 2007

Balbir's log 1st March 2007

  1. Read a very interesting algorithm called the Ford-Johnson method for sorting. I ended up opening Knuth's Volume 3: Sorting and Searching and reading through his quite amazing illustration and explanation of the method.
    • References - Don Knuth, vol 3, 3rd Edition, Page 184
    • Horowitz and Sahni, Fundamentals of Computer Algorithms
  2. Read through the introduction in the Algorithms book by Papadimitriou, et.al. See my post on a fun way to multiply numbers
  3. Played around with the python programming language after a big break
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