Inside 214-1E

Existential Pontification and Generalized Abstract Digressions

Two ways of representing perfect binary trees

A common simplification when discussing many divide and conquer algorithms is the assumption that the input list has a size which is a power of two. As such, one might wonder: how do we encode lists that have power of two sizes, in a way that lists that don’t have this property are unrepresentable? One […]

  • August 4, 2012