Lecture 3: Divide-and-Conquer: Strassen, Fibonacci, Polynomial Multiplication

author: Erik Demaine, Center for Future Civic Media, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Feb. 10, 2009,   recorded: September 2005,   views: 54300
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"Good morning everyone. Today we are going to do some algorithms, back to algorithms, and we are going to use a lot of the, well, some of the simpler mathematics that we developed last class like the master theorem for solving recurrences. We are going to use this a lot. Because we are going to talk about recursive algorithms today. And so we will find their running time using the master theorem. This is just the same as it was last time, I hope, unless I made a mistake. A couple of reminders. You should all go to recitation on Friday. That is required. If you want to, you can go to homework lab on Sunday. That may be a good excuse for you to actually work on your problem set a few hours early...

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Comment1 SAIPRAVEEN, September 5, 2010 at 7:18 p.m.:

Thank U So Much For This Lecturer

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nice explained each and every step...
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I've learned so much from the MIT open courses. Thank you! In particular, thank you, Eric! You explained every thing so well.

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