Monday, April 30, 2007

Applied number theory

Mark Dominus writes great geek stuff in The Universe of Discourse.  Yesterday, based on feedback by Mauro Persano, he wrote about a brilliant solution to finding simple fractions, a topic that he started already earlier.  Clever, simple, and fast!

Stern-Brescot tree of fractions

I wonder if I could apply the same idea in some of the hierarchical storage models I've been thinking about lately...

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