Over the last two days I’ve read the old Java code of a board game. Although the game
still compiles and works (it even works on a Zaurus device) the code...
2 replies - 4958 views - 01/29/12 by Peter Karussell in Articles
Two variants of run-length encoding
are the diagram encoding and the pattern substitution algorithms. The
diagram encoding is actually a very simple...
1 replies - 14115 views - 01/24/12 by Stoimen Popov in Articles
In my previous post
we saw how to compress data consisting of very long runs of repeating
elements. This type of compression is known as “run-length...
0 replies - 8335 views - 01/17/12 by Stoimen Popov in Articles
For more than a decade internet search engines have helped users find
documents they are looking for. However, what if users aren't looking
1 replies - 5292 views - 01/13/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Videos
No matter how fast today’s computers and networks are, the users will
constantly need faster and faster services. To reduce the volume of the
1 replies - 7361 views - 01/10/12 by Stoimen Popov in Articles
I wrote about binary search
in my previous post, which is indeed one very fast searching algorithm,
but in some cases we can achieve even faster results....
2 replies - 10615 views - 01/03/12 by Stoimen Popov in Articles
Hi all !
Today I managed to find some time to check out the Graph-algo component from Neo4j and after playing with it plus Bio4j a bit, I have to say it seems...
2 replies - 4959 views - 12/31/11 by Pablo Pareja Tobes in Articles
The binary search is perhaps the most famous and best suitable search
algorithm for sorted arrays. Indeed when the array is sorted it is
useless to check...
1 replies - 8794 views - 12/27/11 by Stoimen Popov in Articles
The term property graph
has come to denote an attributed, multi-relational graph. That is, a
graph where the edges are labeled and both vertices and edges...
0 replies - 7242 views - 12/13/11 by Marko Rodriguez in Articles
A filter in Lucene is a bit set that restricts the search space for any
query; you pass it into IndexSearcher's search method. It's effective
for a number...
0 replies - 12680 views - 05/07/11 by Michael Mccandless in News
There's much excitement about JDK 7 and in particular Lambdas! I've
waded through the bloat to help you get an understanding of it.
If you search for JDK...
18 replies - 19401 views - 07/31/10 by Alex Collins in Articles
A lot of real life problems can be expressed in terms of entities
related to each other and best captured using graphical models. Well
0 replies - 13769 views - 07/14/10 by Ricky Ho in News
Software Patents Get Strict The Board of Patent Appeals released new precedents recently for patents on mathematical formulae used in software. The...
1 replies - 14868 views - 12/31/09 by Mitch Pronschinske in Daily Dose
Artificial intelligence is a term frequently associated with science
fiction, not software development. However, A.I. is becoming
increasingly viable as a...
3 replies - 12272 views - 11/30/09 by Mitch Pronschinske in News