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May 30, 2008

Biscuit?

devadutta @ 8:26 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1212179176 ) Play

1 along with his colleagues developed a computational algorithm X and named it after 2.
Identify 1 and tell us what X is and why it was named after 2.

1. 2.

Hint: The image below should ring more “random” bells

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Answer:

Quoting varuns88

1.Stanislaw Ulam
2.the Monte Carlo casino in Monaco.
X.Monte Carlo methods.
Hint: Circuit de Monaco

Apparently,1’s uncle used to borrow money from 2 to gamble.Also,the algorithm uses randomness and repetition which is analogous to the gambling process at a casino.


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