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On The AverageCase Complexity of the Bottleneck Tower of Hanoi Problem
"... Abstract. The Bottleneck Tower of Hanoi (BTH) problem, posed in 1981 by Wood [29], is a natural generalization of the classic Tower of Hanoi (TH) problem. There, a generalized placement rule allows a larger disk to be placed higher than a smaller one if their size difference is less than a given par ..."
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problem, for all values of n and k. Moreover, they proved that the averagecase complexity is asymptotically the same as the worstcase complexity, for all values of n> 3k and n ≤ k, and conjectured that the same phenomenon also occurs in the complementary range k < n ≤ 3k. In this paper we settle
On The AverageCase Complexity of the Bottleneck Tower of Hanoi Problem∗
"... The Bottleneck Tower of Hanoi (BTH) problem, posed in 1981 by Wood, is a natural generalization of the classic Tower of Hanoi (TH) problem. There, a generalized placement rule allows a larger disk to be placed higher than a smaller one if their size difference is less than a given parameter k 1; ..."
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for the worstcase complexity of the BTH problem, for all n and k. Moreover, they proved that the averagecase complexity is asymptotically the same as the worstcase complexity, for all n> 3k and n k, and conjectured that the same phenomenon also occurs in the complementary range k < n 3k
The information bottleneck method
 University of Illinois
, 1999
"... We define the relevant information in a signal x ∈ X as being the information that this signal provides about another signal y ∈ Y. Examples include the information that face images provide about the names of the people portrayed, or the information that speech sounds provide about the words spoken. ..."
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about Y through a ‘bottleneck ’ formed by a limited set of codewords ˜X. This constrained optimization problem can be seen as a generalization of rate distortion theory in which the distortion measure d(x, ˜x) emerges from the joint statistics of X and Y. This approach yields an exact set of self
The unity and diversity of executive functions and their contributions to complex “Frontal Lobe” tasks: a latent variable analysis
 Cognit Psychol
, 2000
"... This individual differences study examined the separability of three often postulated executive functions—mental set shifting (‘‘Shifting’’), information updating and monitoring (‘‘Updating’’), and inhibition of prepotent responses (‘‘Inhibition’’)—and their roles in complex ‘‘frontal lobe’ ’ or ‘ ..."
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’ ’ or ‘‘executive’ ’ tasks. One hundred thirtyseven college students performed a set of relatively simple experimental tasks that are considered to predominantly tap each target executive function as well as a set of frequently used executive tasks: the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test (WCST), Tower of Hanoi (TOH
Reality Mining: Sensing Complex Social Systems
 J. OF PERSONAL AND UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING
, 2005
"... We introduce a system for sensing complex social systems with data collected from one hundred mobile phones over the course of six months. We demonstrate the ability to use standard Bluetoothenabled mobile telephones to measure information access and use in different contexts, recognize social patt ..."
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We introduce a system for sensing complex social systems with data collected from one hundred mobile phones over the course of six months. We demonstrate the ability to use standard Bluetoothenabled mobile telephones to measure information access and use in different contexts, recognize social
Theoretical improvements in algorithmic efficiency for network flow problems

, 1972
"... This paper presents new algorithms for the maximum flow problem, the Hitchcock transportation problem, and the general minimumcost flow problem. Upper bounds on ... the numbers of steps in these algorithms are derived, and are shown to compale favorably with upper bounds on the numbers of steps req ..."
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This paper presents new algorithms for the maximum flow problem, the Hitchcock transportation problem, and the general minimumcost flow problem. Upper bounds on ... the numbers of steps in these algorithms are derived, and are shown to compale favorably with upper bounds on the numbers of steps
LogP: Towards a Realistic Model of Parallel Computation
, 1993
"... A vast body of theoretical research has focused either on overly simplistic models of parallel computation, notably the PRAM, or overly specific models that have few representatives in the real world. Both kinds of models encourage exploitation of formal loopholes, rather than rewarding developme ..."
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parallel algorithms and to offer guidelines to machine designers. Such a model must strike a balance between detail and simplicity in order to reveal important bottlenecks without making analysis of interesting problems intractable. The model is based on four parameters that specify abstractly
Algorithms for Scalable Synchronization on SharedMemory Multiprocessors
 ACM Transactions on Computer Systems
, 1991
"... Busywait techniques are heavily used for mutual exclusion and barrier synchronization in sharedmemory parallel programs. Unfortunately, typical implementations of busywaiting tend to produce large amounts of memory and interconnect contention, introducing performance bottlenecks that become marke ..."
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Busywait techniques are heavily used for mutual exclusion and barrier synchronization in sharedmemory parallel programs. Unfortunately, typical implementations of busywaiting tend to produce large amounts of memory and interconnect contention, introducing performance bottlenecks that become
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