October 22, 2012: Advanced Programming Seminar - Daniel J. Bernstein: "Data-structure lock-in"

Advanced Programming Seminar

Data-structure lock-in

Daniel J. Bernstein
Monday, October 22, 2012
12:00 p.m., 1000 SEO Building


Why is the computer so slow? The answer, more often than not, is a poor choice of organization of data inside the computer. I'll give several real-world examples where these poor choices persist even though (1) everyone can see the damage that they do and (2) everyone learned in school that better choices are available.

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