The Big-O

Here I am, a man of middle-age, thinking that I know what the Big O is………

Little did I know…..

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In computational complexity theory, big O notation is often used to describe how the size of the input data affects an algorithm‘s usage of computational resources (usually running time or memory). It is also called Big Oh notation, Landau notation, Bachmann-Landau notation, and asymptotic notation. Big O notation is also used in many other scientific and mathematical fields to provide similar estimations.

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