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Old 07-21-2016, 12:19 PM   #27
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Default Re: programming question

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Originally Posted by Soundwave- View Post
Come on guys. He was just asking for help. Did this have to devolve into madness?
when you ask a programming question, expect to get answers of all sorts

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Complexity is very important. Also what did the students have to do ? Solve in exponential time ?
yeah, complexity is important, but moreso than "runtime" for these kinds of questions
my initial response wasn't great because that totally could've been just a time complexity estimation, but i read it as runtime

pretty sure they had to do some kind of branch-and-bound algorithm, though i can't say which one specifically because i don't have a copy of the assignment

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