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BS Mechanical Engr.
PhD CS(AI)
CS Prof (4yr)
Numerous consulting jobs.
15 yr at http://www.pharsight.com
Published book on CS & several articles
4 kids, 2 grand
Pilot(student)

P.S. The picture is a Beta-prime distribution. It shows the program speedup factors you can get if you see a problem twice in 2, 3, 4, and 5 samples.


Mar
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answered Reason for (post/pre) increment operator in Java or C#
Mar
16
answered Which statement performs best?
Feb
26
answered Does OO, TDD, and Refactoring to Smaller Functions affect Speed of Code?
Feb
12
answered Is debugging a waste of time?
Jan
14
answered How has an increase in the complexity of systems affected successive generations of programmers?
Sep
25
answered How to find bottlenecks in an application?
Sep
18
answered Optimization of time-varying parameters
Sep
1
answered Documentation in OOP should avoid specifying whether or not a “getter” performs any computation?
Aug
19
answered Why one would commit changes to version control every three minutes?
Aug
9
answered What are examples of comments that tell you why instead of how or what?
Jul
19
answered Premature optimization in deciding how to optimize?
Jul
7
answered Is fewer lines of code always better?
May
27
answered Jargon to describe unnecessary running of code?
May
5
answered Divide and Conquer algorithms – Why not split in more parts than two?
May
3
answered How can you prove an acyclic graph has n-1 edges?
Apr
29
answered How did they debug segmentation faults before protected memory?
Apr
25
answered Why do we need “callback functions”?
Apr
23
answered Approach to simplifying an algorithm
Apr
22
answered How to calculate percentile in Java without using Library
Apr
11
answered How meaningful is the Big-O time complexity of an algorithm?