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Data Structures Bin Packing Problem.

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Explain how to implement first fit and best fit bin
packing algorithms in 0(NlogN) time rather than the
usual O(N^2) time that it takes to scan down the list
of bins sequentially.
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peter_vc earned 200 total points
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Instead of scanning the list sequentially, use a binary search.  This sure sounds like homework to me.

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by:knight7z
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It was actually a question on a take home final! :)
Thanks!

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