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#401 2013-12-13 11:13:20

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Re: Generating Functions

I could do a thread.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#402 2013-12-13 11:15:07

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Re: Generating Functions

Sure. I'd say this problem deserves it. Post it when you can.


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#403 2013-12-13 11:18:35

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Re: Generating Functions

I will start a thread but it will be difficult.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#404 2013-12-13 11:21:45

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You don't have to do it immediately. Do it when you find some time.


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#405 2013-12-13 11:24:39

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Re: Generating Functions

When will that be? I am knee deep in 100 problems.

Did you find the thread?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#406 2013-12-13 11:25:50

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Re: Generating Functions

I cannot see any new threads...


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#407 2013-12-13 11:27:18

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Re: Generating Functions

It is in computer math and it is quite old.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#408 2013-12-13 11:48:48

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Re: Generating Functions

What is it about?


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#409 2013-12-13 11:54:58

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Re: Generating Functions

Asymptotic forms.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#410 2013-12-13 21:37:11

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Re: Generating Functions

Big Oh and stuff? What about it?


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#411 2013-12-13 21:53:09

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Re: Generating Functions

I have not seen the asymptotic form yet so what can I say about big O?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#412 2013-12-13 21:57:06

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“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#413 2013-12-13 22:01:55

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Re: Generating Functions

As you know I rarely ever use Big O. M provides one but there are usually better ways to get the bound.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#414 2013-12-13 22:07:38

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I was asking if that was the thread you were talking about.


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#415 2013-12-13 22:08:27

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Re: Generating Functions

Yes, I am retrieving the information now.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#416 2013-12-13 22:09:43

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Re: Generating Functions

Hm?


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#417 2013-12-14 00:49:28

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Re: Generating Functions

It would appear that either I have lost the file or a combat team of reppies have beamed in and eaten it. Either way we will not be looking over that method.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#418 2013-12-14 00:51:24

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Re: Generating Functions

Do you remember some of it?


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“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#419 2013-12-14 00:52:14

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Re: Generating Functions

A bit. But is that going to be enough?


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#420 2013-12-14 00:56:19

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Re: Generating Functions

We could try to reconstruct it.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#421 2013-12-14 01:03:58

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Re: Generating Functions

If you insist but it is a complex analysis method and those darn things never work anyway.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#422 2013-12-14 01:19:35

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Re: Generating Functions

I insist. smile


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#423 2013-12-14 01:29:50

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Re: Generating Functions

I only have a piece of an idea. I still need to find the rest.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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#424 2013-12-14 01:31:25

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Re: Generating Functions

Post the piece, then.


“Here lies the reader who will never open this book. He is forever dead.

“Taking a new step, uttering a new word, is what people fear most.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Crime and Punishment

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#425 2013-12-14 01:39:18

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Re: Generating Functions

It does not work.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.

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