David Hodgkinson <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:

> Greg McCarroll <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> 
> > the best way to do this, if you see something is N^2 is to figure out
> > how you could do it with a sort and hey presto it usually can be turned
> > into NlogN+N .. NlogN
> 
> This would involve beating aforementioned programmers round the head
> with Programming Pearls and if they _still_ don't get it, slamming
> their fingers under a full set of Knuth?

Programming Pearls! That's where the discussion of good algorithms
used on accelerating hardware was. I think.

-- 
Piers

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