Deliberately bad algorithms

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Re: Deliberately bad algorithms

Postby Derek » Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:48 pm UTC

I recall it being shown in one of my freshman CS classes that Union Find is O(log*(n)), however this bound is not tight. It's actually O(inverse ackermann), but showing that is much more difficult.

But I feel like we've gone maximally off topic if we're now talking about O(inverse ackermann).

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