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Re (tilly) 2: (Golf): Sieve of Eratosthenes

by tilly (Archbishop)
on May 19, 2001 at 21:20 UTC ( #81737=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: (Golf): Sieve of Eratosthenes
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The sieve of Eratosthenes is O(n*log(log(n))) arithmetic operations. Arithmetic operations themselves scale logarithmically officially there is another log operation in there. So within memory limits it should look basically linear in n. I might be willing to bend a log factor here or there. But if it isn't roughly linear in my tests, you don't qualify.

And BTW I am not worrying about strict.

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