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Questions about the science and art of determining properties of algorithms, often including correctness, runtime and space usage. Use the [runtime-analysis] tag for questions about the runtime of algorithms.

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Big O notation ($\mathcal{O}$) ignores all constant factors so that you're left with an upper bound on growth rate. For a single line statement like assignment, where the running time is independent …
answered Mar 10 '12 by Gigili