> Would efficiency depends on problems? > > Tad Watanabe > Towson University > Towson, Maryland > Sure, but efficiency (problem-dependent or not) still can be a factor that might make one algorithm better than another for the same job. Look at algorithms for finding minimum spanning trees.
Joan Reinthaler Sidwell Friends School > Joan Reinthaler wrote: > > > > On 2 Dec 1999, russ wrote: > > > > > What makes one algorithm better than another, if they both follow a > > > logical sequence of steps and have an equivalent result? > > > > > efficiency? > > > > Joan Reinthaler > > Sidwell. Friends School > > -- > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ > Tad Watanabe > Associate Professor of Mathematics & > Associate Director of the Center for Science > and Mathematics Education > Towson University > Towson, Maryland > > Please check our senior level position in mathematics > education at > http://www.towson.edu/math/Position2.html > ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ >