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Ahmed Egyptian

Member Since 05 Mar 2013
Offline Last Active Nov 29 2013 10:33 AM

#5047205 Visualizing and writing algorithms

Posted by Ahmed Egyptian on 27 March 2013 - 06:22 AM

Hi All,

I have figured out a problem that I have. I've been developing software for number of years but most of the software I did was just Input/output. No algorithms are involved.

I know for example how binarysearch works, like it divides the array in two, then search left or right and that optimizes the searching.

When I try to write the code off my head, I can't. Even for insertion sorts, things like a[j+1] = a[j], in general playing with arrays or these things, I can't visualize or write them off my head. I don't know why, I didn't CS, but I'm EE :/.

How can I be better in writing algorithms :/ or at least understand the code in my head and visualize it