Joe Niederberger posted Mar 7, 2013 9:59 PM: > > >Your problem is (fairly) well defined and the answer > is a binary search. > > "Binary Search" usually refers to an algorithm that > finds a specific member of an ordered (sorted) > random-access array. > That's not the setup here. > > Cheers, > Joe N > Indeed. Thanks, Joe.
I had just posted a question to Robert Hansen expressing some parts of my considerable bewilderment at his 'binary-search' assertion.