Lecture 8: Universal Hashing, Perfect Hashing
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"Hashing. Today we're going to do some amazing stuff with hashing. And, really, this is such neat stuff, it's amazing. We're going to start by addressing a fundamental weakness of hashing. And that is that for any choice of hash function There exists a bad set of keys that all hash to the same slot. OK. So you pick a hash function. We looked at some that seem to work well in practice, that are easy to put into your code. But whichever one you pick, there's always some bad set of keys. So you can imagine, just to drive this point home a little bit..."
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