
On 15.09.2016 02:07, Soni L. wrote:
On 14/09/16 09:02 PM, Miroslav Janíček wrote:There's a bit of a difference between O(n + log n) and O(n) + O(log n) tho... And I thought the part about crossimpl consistency was more important?On 15 Sep 2016, at 1:08, Soni L. <fakedme@gmail.com> wrote: (…)I consider this function bad, as it relies on #list. This means it's O(log n) + O(n), but it could be changed to O(n) by changing it to:(…)You can ignore the log n part. O(n + log n) ≃ O(n). M.
The way I learned the O notation, and the way it is described in Wikipedia O(n + log n) is the same as O(n) + O(log n) and O(n + log n) is the same as O(n)
The O notation does NOT define runtime of a function, only its order.  Thomas