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41 votes

Why is quicksort better than other sorting algorithms in practice?

17 votes
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What is the role of mathematics in programming?

14 votes

Does a context-free grammar with multiple variables have a "starting" point?

8 votes

Why are some programming languages "faster" or "slower" than others?

7 votes
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What is the purpose of M:N (Hybrid) threading?

7 votes

Distributed vs parallel computing

6 votes

Which method is preferred for storing large geometric objects in a quadtree?

6 votes

Counting different words in text using hashing

6 votes

How to simulate backreferences, lookaheads, and lookbehinds in finite state automata?

6 votes

Why injection into sum type apparently leads to ambiguity?

5 votes

Adding elements to a sorted array

4 votes
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Running programs backwards

4 votes

Identity of object in OOP

3 votes

Is there a point to an all-encompassing programming language?

3 votes

Numeral systems other than unary used in nature or in animal and human behaviours

3 votes

What we lack to do automatic programming?

2 votes

How do compilers implement symbolic (rather than textual) insertion?

2 votes
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Is it possible to define a pairwise function that can either append to a tuple or make a tuple, potentially with nested tuples?

2 votes

Understanding constraint formula concept in Java

2 votes

Why store self and parent links (. and ..) in a directory entry?

2 votes

Why the Smallest Operable Data Type in Most Programming Languages Is One-Byte Sized?

2 votes

Must a recursion be represented only in terms of definition of a recursive function?

2 votes

How to make a language homoiconic

2 votes

A question about type rule

1 vote

Why translating a program from one high-level programming language directly into another is difficult?

-2 votes

Regular expression for all strings with at least two 0s over alphabet {0,1}