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Nearly All Binary Searches and Mergesorts are Broken

June 21st, 2006 · No Comments

Waterboy points to an article by

If someone ever asks you why does this computer thing have to be so
complicated, review this little piece of math niceness with them. I
find that encapsulates in a nice single story the simplicity of a
mathematic idea with the complexity of a complete solution. Of course
once you mention the words math and binary in the same sentence you’ve
probably lost 95% of your audience (via waterboy).

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