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Self-Adjusting Computation

  • Robert Harper
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3142)

Abstract

A static algorithm is one that computes the result of a query about the output for a single, fixed input. For example, a static sorting algorithm is one that takes as input a set of keys, and permits queries about the relative order of these keys according to some ordering relation. A dynamic, or incremental, algorithm is one that permits queries about the output to be interleaved with operations that incrementally modify the input. For example, a dynamic sorting algorithm is one that would permit insertion or deletion of keys to be interleaved with queries about their relative ordering.

Keywords

Modal Logic Dynamic Version Static Algorithm Sorting Algorithm Dynamic Algorithm 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert Harper
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  1. 1.Computer Science DepartmentCarnegie Mellon UniversityPittsburghUSA

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