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Since 4/5/2012 5:59:53 AM, gerard46 has written 5 articles and participated in 63 conversations.
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 Items(5) /1 Spanish solitaire simulator ... 18 20 (3/6/2005 5:15:43 AM) comp.lang.rexx I friend of mine called me up and was wondering how often he should be winning the game of Spanish solitaire (see the rules in the comment box in the program. [Note: normally, one plays with the deck facing ...gerard46 A**3 + B**3 = 22 C**3 15 25 (12/24/2004 10:28:38 PM) comp.lang.rexx I've heard of this problem that was given to Louis De Branges de Bourcia by the president of Dupont (Irenee [Ire`ne`e] Dupont) while Louis was in his early teens (194x). Louis was caddying for his grandfather...gerard46 find if a number can be expressed as a sum of four cubes (or less) ... 12 22 (10/26/2004 7:43:53 PM) comp.lang.rexxIn another newsgroup, there was a short discussion if numbers (non-negative) can be expressed as a sum of four cubes. I wrote a little REXX program to see if 23 could be expressed that way (an example was give...gerard46 calculating the power tree... 7 132 (10/13/2004 3:19:25 AM) comp.lang.rexxShown below is the "power tree" which can be used in the calculation of raising a number to an integer power. It has, most of the time, fewer operations than using the "binomial" method. I took the example of...gerard46 coding an OMEGA subroutine... 7 85 (4/22/2004 6:27:10 AM) comp.lang.rexxI want to code an efficient little REXX subroutine to find (calculate) the value: omega(z) where Z is an integer, and omega is the number of unique prime (integer) factors. I already have the function ...gerard46

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 Items(39) /4 Next >> Last >| Software Job Market Myths 193 30 (6/29/2005 5:24:55 AM) comp.programming The following myths are misconceptions that are hurting the U.S. and European software industries. These misconceptions are reducing employment in the software job market. They are hurting the lives of program...Terry sqrt algo 42 32 (7/13/2005 12:48:15 PM) comp.programmingHi Can anyone shed light on an Algorithm for finding out the square root of a number? to make it simple lets only consider integers. TIA Himanshu ... number of columns 24 11 (7/31/2005 12:34:58 PM) comp.lang.pl1A "Sly one" asks in comp.lang.fortran topic "number of columns" " " Given an input text file of space separated number data (of same type " to make it simple), can you think of an elegant way to extract number ...dave_frank (2243) re: number of columns 91 42 (8/13/2005 3:31:33 AM) comp.lang.fortranFrom: David Frank Date: Friday, 12 August 2005 4:57 | "robin" wrote in message news:KYQKe.81327\$oJ.16615@news-server.bigpond.net.au... |> David Frank wrote in message ... |>>"robin" wrote in message |>>n...robin_v (2738) Reduce Blanks challenge 124 14 (8/20/2005 5:51:27 PM) comp.lang.pl1Since its obvious there is NO PL/I solution to translate my 1-line Count_Items challenge via a single scan thru the input line, and as usual Vowels will not admit it the PL/I syntax is lacking compared to Fo...dave_frank (2243) how to generate a sequence? 11 36 (9/8/2005 12:07:21 PM) comp.programmingHi All, I have problem, I want to generate all possible (unique) combinations of the following sequence: 123456789 213456789 312456789 321456789 .. .. Symbols allowed : 1 - 9 Though, symbols can be anyth... PL/I is not viable 83 11 (9/16/2005 11:59:47 AM) comp.lang.pl1http://news.google.com/news?as_q=fortran http://news.google.com/news?as_q=pl/i If PL/I is a viable language, how come there is NO news about ANY activity? In this case, NO NEWS is good news as no-one in dat...dave_frank (2243) Java or C++? 321 136 (10/17/2005 8:39:44 PM) comp.programmingI have a question just for the hell of it... If you had to choose between Java and C++, which would you choose? Why and why not? ...flaran (20) please check my homework 35 29 (10/25/2005 8:29:12 PM) comp.programmingThis is a homework assignment for extra credit. The statistical material has not been covered in class. Is my bidist() function correct? It seems to work with the examples I have tried, but I would appreciat...dmarsh3 (44) Selecting Core Work Hours in Crystal Report 10 5 34 (6/16/2005 4:27:22 PM) comp.programmingI have to write a report for my boss. I have a DATE/TIME field in the data table, and need to collect only the entries that fall with in a Start Date/Time and and End Date/Time. Inside of that range, I need to ...JoeMast3175 (1)