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May 20, 2017

Definitely not in set

devadutta @ 10:50 am, GMT +0000 ( 1495277425 ) Play
2017-05-26

Continuing our Algorithm themed round is this plaintext question. This eponymous algorithm, made famous by Google and Akamai is used widely in databases, search engines and data analytics platforms to find if an element exists in a set or not. Which algorithm are we talking about?

Hint:

Cracked by: Dibyo and Dibyo

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

May 5, 2017

The Happening

devadutta @ 12:06 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1493986012 ) Play
2017-05-10

Continuing our Algorithm themed questions.

This man wanted to figure out the best way to lay out an electricity network in his country and came up with one of the most commonly used graph algorithms. Which algorithm are we talking about? Bonus points for identifying him.

Cracked by: Andy and Sumanth Patlolla

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.

May 2, 2017

Another Theme Round

devadutta @ 9:54 am, GMT +0000 ( 1493718868 ) Play
2017-05-07

A slightly different theme round. Following N questions will all be connected to some algorithm or the other. Since I have given out the theme, I will make the questions slightly obscure.

Connect to an algorithm

Cracked by: Dibyo , Andy , Shwetha Maiya and Sumanth Patlolla

Answer: (more…)

Points assigned by AutoRaja. Review by lazy humans pending.