Pete's Log: i ruleEntry #849, Mon, February 12, 2001, 14:02 EST (Coding, Hacking, & CS stuff)
(posted when I was 22 years old.)
oh yeah. So the solution I came up with for the algorithms problem turned out to be the exact solution Chen wanted and gave us in class today. This just goes to show that I am amazing. But it turns out this thing I was calling "inverse binary search" is actually called "exponential search." But Dr Chen had the following to say about exponential search: "People usually underestimate the power of exponential search." ... oh yeah, that's what I'm saying. Dr Chen is my hero. Oh, and I'm slowly actually finding myself enjoying math again. This is definitely a good thing.
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