On Why the Parameters of Input Distributions Need be Taken Into Account
for a More Precise Evaluation of Complexity for Certain Algorithms
by Soubhik Chakraborty, Mausumi Bose and Kumar Sushant.
Taking a dip into what is called the "gold standard" in research,
the authors show how parameters of the input distributions play a
crucial role in complexity analysis for certain algorithms such as sorting,
citing the Binomial input case for replacement sort an illustration,
indicating how ties play a crucial role for discrete distributions.
The relationship between computer experiments and algorithmic complexity is
also discussed(see also our paper in InterStat December2004#2 issue)
Replacement sort, parameters of input distribution,
average complexity, interchanges, stochastic realisation of a
deterministic computer experiment
Soubhik Chakraborty, email@example.com
Mausumi Bose, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kumar Sushant, email@example.com
Joseph McKean, firstname.lastname@example.org
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