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44 votes

If everyone believes P ≠ NP, why is everyone sceptical of proof attempts for P ≠ NP?

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How long does the Collatz recursion run?

23 votes

How can a language whose compiler is written in C ever be faster than C?

22 votes
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Why don't we use quick sort on a linked list?

16 votes

Is the halting problem decidable for pure programs on an ideal computer?

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What is meant by superlinear speedup? Is it possible to have superlinear speedup in practice?

13 votes

Interpretation of for loop.

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What is the fastest online sorting algorithm?

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What is the difference between oblivious and non-oblivious merging, sorting etc

10 votes

Which other programming languages apart from Python and predecessor are out there using indentation to define code blocks?

9 votes
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Why is b-tree search O(log n)?

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Why does a MP3 encoder use a fast Fourier transform before applying the psychoacoustic model?

8 votes

What makes a language "optimized" for a specific task?

8 votes
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Why does a color video compress better than a black and white video?

8 votes
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Regular expressions and 'capturing parentheses' with 'backreferences'

7 votes
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Why is the sequence "3,3,4,5,2" considered a bitonic sequence?

7 votes
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Are "method" and "function" synonyms?

6 votes

Complexity of sorting a 1-sorted array

6 votes

Why is a (collision-less) hashtable lookup really O(1)?

5 votes

What is the use of Horner's Method?

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Automated optimization of 0-1 matrix vector multiplication

5 votes
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Why not use large $k$ in a $k$-ary tree?

5 votes
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Comparison using only bitwise operators (and return -1 or 0)

5 votes
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Compute equality comparison without comparison operators

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KD-Tree implementation with lat/lon coordinates

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Why do you need to fill the first element of array when implementing heap?

5 votes

Algorithm to identify contiguous repeated series of lines in a long string

5 votes
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find an element in array that appeared at least 51% times

4 votes

Minimum amount of swaps needed to sort a stack

4 votes

How can I generate Rubik's cube algorithms equivalent to a given algorithm?

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