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1. ## Thread: Simple undecidable problems

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### List of undecidable problems - Wikipedia, the...

List of undecidable problems - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
2. ## Thread: This is such a clever bot

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### This has been done, there's actually a simple...

This has been done, there's actually a simple pysch chatbot built into emacs (in emacs, check Help -> Emacs Psychotherapist)
3. ## Thread: Toronto, King Street

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### I know the area well too, and I don't think there...

I know the area well too, and I don't think there is such a thing as an affordable hotel in downtown Toronto.

What you should do is find a hotel walking distance to the subway line. Look further...
4. ## Thread: Alpha beta pruning in chess

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### I haven't looked through your code but this:...

I haven't looked through your code but this:
"""He finds the best move for the first leave, which is indeed G8.
And the algorithm keeps this move as his best through the entire algorithm."""
seems...
5. ## Thread: Prim's and Kruskal's minimum cost spanning tree

by Perspective
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### The algorithms can give you different (equal...

The algorithms can give you different (equal cost) trees. (In fact, two different implementations of the same algorithm could give you different results.) This can happen because there may be more...
6. ## Thread: (Community Game) Round Robin for C++ [Round 01]

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### How are you going to decide if a correction is...

How are you going to decide if a correction is valid? seems like an odd way to score points...

edit: btw, I don't think i visit here often enough to be included in a round robin game. You'd...
7. ## Thread: The worst epithet for a programmer: 'Clever'.

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### I agree with mario, having an optimization like...

I agree with mario, having an optimization like that is good if it's improves performance, but it should be documented. Also, it should have been easy enough to verify that the IDs were monotonic by...
8. ## Thread: Anybody up for a game?

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### cout

cout << "Ok guys, the next few lines should recursively call the aggregation function while accumulating the total in the variable 'total'. Don't forget to check the base case of an empty structure...
9. ## Thread: Anybody up for a game?

by Perspective
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### You should get all the participants to sign-up...

You should get all the participants to sign-up first, so you can pre-determine the order (first to reply could be complicated since you may have to think a bit before posting).

assignment ideas:
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10. ## Thread: question on writing connect 4

by Perspective
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### Search the board, we had a connect 4 competition...

Search the board, we had a connect 4 competition some years ago. All of the source was posted (but don't download mine cause it was really broken!)

11. ## Thread: Cboarders @ folding@home

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12. ## Thread: Camera (Wall Alpha-ing)

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### You're still going to have to determine which...

You're still going to have to determine which part of the wall intersects the view to the object (the collision information you're sending to the GPU). 8 tests of a line intersecting a plane will not...
13. ## Thread: What else do you do?

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### Judo judo judo judo judo judo judo judo judo.....

Judo judo judo judo judo judo judo judo judo.....
14. ## Thread: Camera (Wall Alpha-ing)

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### Have a bounding box around your game object (you...

Have a bounding box around your game object (you probably already have this if you're doing collision detection). Draw 8 lines from your camera to each corner of the bounding box, if any of those...
15. ## Thread: What's not to like?

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### Poll: dislike. It's just more crap cluttering up...

dislike.

It's just more crap cluttering up posts.

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### You seem to be using the ` character for you...

You seem to be using the ` character for you column names, this could be the source of your error, you shouldn't need any quotes around column names.

Also, strings in SQL are generally delimited...
17. ## Thread: Concept of Quantity

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### +1 (my message is at least four characters)

+1

(my message is at least four characters)
18. ## Thread: Concept of Quantity

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### Um, certainly not. There is no equality without...

Um, certainly not. There is no equality without an infinite number of digits. That's where the infinity comes from. See my last post, the one you quoted was before I really understood what was going...
19. ## Thread: Concept of Quantity

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### The problem here is there is in quantifying...

The problem here is there is in quantifying infinity. I think what you're trying to say is that as the number of nines approaches infinity, the value approaches 1. (?)

Been a while since I've done...
20. ## Thread: Concept of Quantity

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### If there's one thing I've learned about math,...

If there's one thing I've learned about math, it's that Sang-drax is always right.

What's the average of infinity and 12? You can't plug concepts like that into normal math equations. The idea...
21. ## Thread: Help needed for Eclipse in FreeBSD 8.1

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### Did you create a new C project from within...

Did you create a new C project from within eclipse, or did you import some source code from an existing project? IIRC, if you create the project from within eclipse it automagically handles all the...
22. ## Thread: Help with SQL

by Perspective
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### This is a perfect example of the limitations of...

This is a perfect example of the limitations of relational designs. What you need is a something that can model transitive hierarchies (If I'm in digital cameras, then I'm in cameras, and if I'm in...
23. ## Thread: Things a CS major/programmer need to know to be competent

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### Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1...

Knuth, The Art of Computer Programming, Volumes 1 - 5.
24. ## Thread: Code formatter for indentation, style...

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### In eclipse you can change the formatting options...

In eclipse you can change the formatting options in the preferences to be whatever you want.
25. ## Thread: No Flash for iPod

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### not likely, it would be banished from the app...

not likely, it would be banished from the app store.
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