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How can I give an example of an algorithm that is

O(1) - bounded (by a constant)time

O(N)- linear time

O(N2) - quadratic time
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by:Axter
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Is this homework?

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by:sateesh_babu
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Just go thru some Data Structures Book, may be Horowitz & Sahani will help. You have all the answers you want there.

Babu
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kirsh earned 50 total points
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Hi,

O(1) : Constant = PRINT "A"
                  PRINT "B"

O(N) : A loop = READ N
                FOR I=1 TO N DO
                     PRINT "N"

O(N2) : A loop inside a loop = READ N
                               READ L
                               FOR I=1 TO N DO
                                   FOR I=1 TO L DO
                                       PRINT "L"

This is pseudo-code of course.

Naftali Kirsh.
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>How can I give an example of an algorithm that is

Yes, you can. Give us some...
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