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 one year ago
For the bisection search, epsilon governs the divisions. On the video, John Guttag says that 12345 / epsilon^2(0.0001) is about 26.897. I get a totally different number. What am I not getting here?
 one year ago
For the bisection search, epsilon governs the divisions. On the video, John Guttag says that 12345 / epsilon^2(0.0001) is about 26.897. I get a totally different number. What am I not getting here?

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shawnf
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Either your epsilon is different or your syntax is wrong. I suspect that your denominator format is incorrect.

tke395
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Guttag is talking about the worst case for the bisection search which is log2(N). I was initially confused too, because he doesn't restate the log2(N) when talking about 12345/epsilon^2. N = 12345/epsilon^2 log2(123450000) = 26.897
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