He was just very, very wise. Robert Baker, considered an expert in the workings of the human mind and one of America's pre-eminent ghost busters, died Monday at his home in Lexington.
The Skill-Building Hypothesis VS Comprehensible Input. The rival to the comprehensible input hypothesis for language learning (the one that I follow) is the skill-building hypothesis. The skill-building hypothesis of language acquisition theorizes that learners acquire language by learning grammar rules and memorizing vocabulary. Mr. Suphachai Chearavanont is the Chief Executive Officer of Charoen Pokphand Group (C.P. Group), one of Asia's leading conglomerates that consists of over companies and , employees operating in 20 countries in agri-food, retail and telecommunications. WARNING: This post goes against the social conditioning on education and is particularly lengthy: read if you dare. As my high school career is slowly coming to an end (I graduate June 11th) I have found myself particularly reflective on the value I have received from high-school.
I'm a professor of electrical engineering and computer science. I'm going to be co-lecturing 6. And we hope you're going to have a fun time in 6.
What I want to do today is spend literally a minute or so on administrative details, maybe even less. What I'd like to do is to tell you to go to the website that's listed up there and read it. And you'll get all information you need about what this class is about from a standpoint of syllabus; what's expected of you; the problem set schedule; the quiz schedule; and so on and so forth.
I want to dive right in and tell you about interesting things, like algorithms and complexity of algorithms. I want to spend some time giving you an overview of the course content. And then we're going to dive right in and look at a particular problem of peak finding-- both the one dimensional version and a two dimensional version-- and talk about algorithms to solve this peak finding problem-- both varieties of it.
And you'll find that there's really a difference between these various algorithms that we'll look at in terms of their complexity. And what I mean by that is you're going to have different run times of these algorithms depending on input size, based on how efficient these algorithms are.
And a prerequisite for this class is 6. And you'll see that in this lecture we'll analyze relatively simple algorithms today in terms of their asymptotic complexity. And you'll be able to compare and say that this algorithm is fasten this other one-- assuming that you have large inputs-- because it's asymptotically less complex.
So let's dive right in and talk about the class. So the one sentence summary of this class is that this is about efficient procedures for solving problems on large inputs. And when I say large inputs, I mean things like the US highway system, a map of all of the highways in the United States; the human genome, which has a billion letters in its alphabet; a social network responding to Facebook, that I guess has million nodes or so.
So these are large inputs. Now our definition of large has really changed with the times. And so really the 21st century definition of large is, I guess, a trillion.
Back when I was your age large was like 1, Back when Eric was your age, it was a million. We have the capability of computing on large inputs, but that doesn't mean that efficiency isn't of paramount concern.
The fact of matter is that you can, maybe, scan a billion elements in a matter of seconds. But if you had an algorithm that required cubic complexity, suddenly you're not talking about 10 raised to 9, you're talking about 10 raised to And even current computers can't really handle those kinds of numbers, so efficiency is a concern.
And as inputs get larger, it becomes more of a concern. So we're concerned about-- --efficient procedures-- for solving large scale problems in this class. And we're concerned about scalability, because-- just as, you know, 1, was a big number a couple of decades ago, and now it's kind of a small number-- it's quite possible that by the time you guys are professors teaching this class in some university that a trillion is going to be a small number.
And we're going to be talking about-- I don't know-- 10 raised to 18 as being something that we're concerned with from a standpoint of a common case input for an algorithm.
So scalability is important. And we want to be able to track how our algorithms are going to do as inputs get larger and larger. You going to learn a bunch of different data structures. We'll call them classic data structures, like binary search trees, hash tables-- that are called dictionaries in Python-- and data structures-- such as balanced binary search trees-- that are more efficient than just the regular binary search trees.
And these are all data structures that were invented many decades ago. But they've stood the test of time, and they continue to be useful. We're going to augment these data structures in various ways to make them more efficient for certain kinds of problems.
And while you're not going to be doing a whole lot of algorithm design in this class, you will be doing some design and a whole lot of analysis.The utility model relates to the multimedia system technology field, particularly to an electronic lecturing system.
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chinese writing arrived via various religious & historical texts and the japanese started using the chinese characters to write words they already had sounds for.
they also started reading the chinese characters with approximations of the chinese pronounciation. so it’s ended up with two readings - chinese (on-yomi) and japanese (kun-yomi).