Mark Gritter (markgritter) wrote,
Mark Gritter
markgritter

Knuth on Combinatorial Algorithms

From "Combinatorial Analysis and Computers", February 1965:

When the size of a combinatorial problem grows very rapidly, we can usually expect the computer to do only about one case larger than can be done by hand.


I am curious whether there are readily-available examples where this is still true.
Tags: algorithm, combinatorics, complexity, programming, theory
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