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#1 2012-10-27 20:12:56

Mint
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Big O notation

What is the big O notation for?

#2 2012-10-27 23:20:46

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
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Re: Big O notation

Hi Mint;

We use to describe how a function behaves as it approaches some value in terms of simpler functions.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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#3 2012-10-28 00:16:34

Mint
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Re: Big O notation

Could you show an example?

#4 2012-10-28 00:26:45

bobbym
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From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 82,724

Re: Big O notation

Hi Mint;

Yes, hold on please!

There is a whole thread devoted to it right here.

http://www.mathisfunforum.com/viewtopic.php?id=17321

There are many examples.


In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.
I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it.
All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof.

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