Here is a problem I'm trying to solve for a personal project. I'm not exactly sure how best to even approach it. Problem: I have a single stack already populated with several thousands of unknown ...
Assuming a list of elements is sorted in ascending order, we search sequentially from the first element comparing the target to successive elements either until we find the target (succeed) or until ...
Is there a general algorithm to implement SQL's ORDER BY with OFFSET/LIMIT more efficiently than sorting all the records? The algorithm for a simple TOP x is easy enough. It takes one full pass ...
So I have code producing k sorted intervals in an n-sized array. What I'm brainstorming is the possibility of in-place merge of these intervals into a single sorted interval/array. The problem is ...
A is a sorted list. B is a sorted list, and a subset of A. If an element is inserted into A at index i what's the most efficient way to determine the correct index i' for it's position in B? Given ...