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Re: Big-O Notation - What is it good for?

by jrtayloriv (Pilgrim)
on Sep 29, 2009 at 04:24 UTC ( #798043=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Big-O Notation - What is it good for?

It's also important to note that complexity analysis does not consider how a certain algorithm will interact with virtual memory and CPU caches, which is also very important in determining how the algorithm will perform in reality.

--Jesse Taylor
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