Monthly Archives: February 2016

Problems In Philosophy • 1

Re: R.J. Lipton and K.W. Regan • You Think We Have Problems I used to think about the heap problem a lot when I was programming and I decided the heap quits being a heap as soon as you remove … Continue reading

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Riffs and Rotes • 3

Re: R.J. Lipton • Failure Of Unique Factorization My favorite question in this realm is how much of the linear ordering of the natural numbers is purely combinatorial, where we eliminate all the structure that isn’t purely combinatorial via the … Continue reading

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