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Member Since 18 Nov 2008
Offline Last Active Jul 23 2016 03:11 PM

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In Topic: whats the "Big O" of this algo?

11 June 2016 - 12:36 PM

number of iterations = n(n+1)/2 = (n^2 + n)/2


so O(n^2)

In Topic: Colorimetry: Violet

05 May 2016 - 02:07 PM

Also keep in mind that color is a sensation, a perceptual response to electromagnetic radiation.  It is not a physical property.


Thus you can't say certain wavelengths are violet; you can only say we see these wavelengths as "violet".  

In Topic: In terms of engine technology, what ground is left to break?

03 April 2016 - 01:39 PM

several orders of magnitude, I'm talking between 4x & 10x difference

Wait.  Isn't an order of magnitude 10x?  Or did I learn that wrong?

In Topic: Creating a PRNG input from three values

24 March 2016 - 02:07 PM

What's wrong with just using Perlin/simplex noise?  You can shuffle the permutation table with a PRNG to get different results.

In Topic: MIT: Is it even remotely possible?

11 June 2015 - 04:23 PM

You can check the admission stats here:  http://mitadmissions.org/apply/process/stats


Note that for international students there were 119 admitted out of 3940 who applied (3%).