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Since 4/2/2012 5:22:20 AM, caseyhHAMMER_TIME has written 74 articles and participated in 170 conversations.
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 Items(74) /8 Next >> Last >| You might have a better time teaching Perl programmers Ruby, because of it's Perl'isms. Then on to Java. 1 47 (5/1/2012 6:27:40 AM) comp.lang.java.programmerYou might have a better time teaching Perl programmers Ruby, because of it's Perl'isms. Then on to Java. -- Regards, Casey ...Casey I was surpised I could do a TSP of 14 cities in 10 minutes on a 2GHz 0 84 (8/21/2011 12:45:23 AM) comp.theoryI was surpised I could do a TSP of 14 cities in 10 minutes on a 2GHz machine using Octave & glpk & Vanderbei's formulation of the IP. I thought we were still around 9 or 10 cities in about 10 minutes. An exam...Casey P and NP are sets; I wonder if category theory (which puts structure on sets) and information theory would be useful in proving P != NP. 0 37 (6/16/2010 4:47:47 AM) comp.theoryP and NP are sets; I wonder if category theory (which puts structure on sets) and information theory would be useful in proving P != NP. -- Regards, Casey ...Casey Could another characterization of NP-hard problems be that their naive algorithmic solution (e.g. permutations) is factorial; whereas, a dynamic programming algorithm is exponential? 3 44 (5/4/2010 4:10:35 PM) comp.theoryCould another characterization of NP-hard problems be that their naive algorithmic solution (e.g. permutations) is factorial; whereas, a dynamic programming algorithm is exponential? e.g. symmetric metric TSP u...Casey Some cell plans allow free social networking using FaceBook and MySpace. 0 31 (4/14/2010 1:52:07 AM) comp.programmingSome cell plans allow free social networking using FaceBook and MySpace. Could one build an application to reach the rest of the internet through these two sites? -- Regards, Casey ...Casey Is there a program to make mathematics and/or physics flash cards and/or mind maps? 3 60 (4/10/2010 12:37:49 AM) comp.programming:) -- Regards, Casey ...Casey Amazing, I just discovered a recent, 2007, discrete mathematics book that describes the greedy algorithm in terms of matroids. 3 69 (3/12/2010 6:13:18 AM) comp.theoryAmazing, I just discovered a recent, 2007, discrete mathematics book that describes the greedy algorithm in terms of matroids. What a clean presentation. With functional programming one wants to think abstract...Casey I was just at a seminar on robot hand grasping. 0 47 (3/11/2010 12:07:03 AM) comp.theoryI was just at a seminar on robot hand grasping. The speaker kept talking about dimensions of grasping and being precise. However he was wandering into the realm of common sense, which has four challenges: - i...Casey Interesting talk on Python vs. Ruby and how he would like Python to have just a bit more syntactic flexibility. 93 37 (2/16/2010 6:38:41 PM) comp.lang.pythonInteresting talk on Python vs. Ruby and how he would like Python to have just a bit more syntactic flexibility. http://blog.extracheese.org/2010/02/python-vs-ruby-a-battle-to-the-death.html -- Regards, Casey ...Casey Hubris connects Ruby to Haskell, will there be such a connection between Python and Haskell? 3 40 (2/16/2010 6:32:51 PM) comp.lang.pythonHubris connects Ruby to Haskell, will there be such a connection between Python and Haskell? -- Regards, Casey ...Casey

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 Items(148) /15 Next >> Last >| probably simple: bsp issues 4 7 (8/1/2005 1:24:37 AM) comp.graphics.algorithmsI beat against this a lot yesterday with some (albeit limited) success. I notice that, for instance, quake builds it's bsp trees in such a way as that collision can be detected using (only) the bsp. one desce...cr88192499 (410) Formal definition of programming language constructs 4 45 (10/6/2009 3:16:24 PM) comp.theoryHi, is there a formal definition of the high-level language constructs "expression" and "statement" or are the definitions different depending on the programming language? For example, in the ANSI-C standard, ...plfriko (510) Changing the meaning of the array indexing brackets "[ ]" to do bounds checking and then ... 18 77 (11/2/2009 8:21:06 PM) comp.lang.cChanging the meaning of the array indexing brackets "[ ]" to do bounds checking and then using another notation for array indexing without bounds checking, say "[| |]", might help minimize buffer overruns. By ...caseyhHAMMER_TIME (244) Amazing, I just discovered a recent, 2007, discrete mathematics book that describes the greedy algorithm in terms of matroids. 3 69 (3/12/2010 6:13:18 AM) comp.theoryAmazing, I just discovered a recent, 2007, discrete mathematics book that describes the greedy algorithm in terms of matroids. What a clean presentation. With functional programming one wants to think abstract...caseyhHAMMER_TIME (244) Faster image rotation 107 313 (4/7/2010 10:17:12 AM) comp.arch[ NB: CROSS-POSTED to comp.arch, comp.arch.embedded, comp.programming ] [ Followup-To: set to comp.programming ] Hello, I imagine the following problem has been efficiently solved over a million times i...Noob Compressing 20 decimal digits into 8 bytes. 6 39 (4/9/2010 6:13:57 PM) comp.theoryMost databases attest they can hold 20 digits bigints into 8 bytes. How ? Someone answered me "binary conversion" but then 2^64=3D18446744073709551616 covering only 18% of the total 20 digits range. One possib...rafael.anschau (71) Is there a program to make mathematics and/or physics flash cards and/or mind maps? 3 60 (4/10/2010 12:37:49 AM) comp.programming:) -- Regards, Casey ...caseyhHAMMER_TIME (244) Halting problem #2 22 70 (5/13/2010 3:20:41 PM) comp.theoryHi, it is known that the haling problem is not decidable in general. When I understand it correctly, this is only true if the system where the computation is performed is considered to be a turing machine (wi...plfriko (510) Traveling Salesman Problem 11 41 (5/26/2010 5:41:54 PM) comp.programmingHello, In the context of the TSP (Traveling Salesman Problem), I would like to have a good an efficient way of representing and manipulating the route (joining all the towns). What I would like, is to be able ...olivier.scalbert (112) FFT Fourier code 9 5 (1/14/2005 10:52:52 AM) comp.graphics.algorithmsHallo I'm trying to implemet the code about FFT or DFT but i can't understand how is possible to calculate the real and the imaginary parameter from a list of number that describe a waveform. For example if i ...attackack (70)