Lecture 15: Dynamic Programming, Longest Common Subsequence
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"So, the topic today is dynamic programming. The term programming in the name of this term doesn't refer to computer programming. OK, programming is an old word that means any tabular method for accomplishing something. So, you'll hear about linear programming and dynamic programming. Either of those, even though we now incorporate those algorithms in computer programs, originally computer programming, you were given a datasheet and you put one line per line of code as a tabular method for giving the machine instructions as to what to do..."
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