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Requests for books covering a subject. Questions need to admit objective answers and identify a clear set of requirements or criteria for evaluating answers.
For questions about representing numbers in base 2 or performing arithmetic on them.
A computational model composed of a grid of stateful cells and a set of rules describing when to change a cell's state.
Questions about the design and analysis of machine learning algorithms.
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an informal name of the "O(x)" notation used to describe asymptotic behaviour of functions. It is a special case of [tag:landau-notation].
a class of optimization problems in which one has to pack objects together as densely as possible. One could be for example packing rectangles inside a rectangle.
For questions about the interpretation, extension and validity of the Church-Turing thesis, the hypothesis that states that a function is effectively calculable by a human if and only if the function…
a transformation of information to make it unreadable to outside observers
Questions about algorithms that receive the input piecewise and have to make decisions, that is produce output, before having seen the whole input.
Questions about the fundamental component of an operating system, which manages the allocation of resources to applications.
Machine-checked, machine-generated or machine-verified proofs
The edit distance (also: Levenshtein distance) between two strings measures the number of insertions and deletions it takes to convert one string to another.
a general model of computation that investigates a wide range of (potentially non-deterministic) methods of replacing subterms of syntactic expression, more precisely an element of a…
Questions about the concurrency-control requirement of ensuring that no two processes are simultaneously in a critical section (a period when the process is accessing a shared resource). Failing to a…
Theoretical results and techniques applied in practical settings.