A Practical Introduction to Data Structures and Algorithm by Clifford A. Shaffer

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For example, many hash systems will perform some computation on a record’s key value and then take the result modulo the hash table size. The expectation here would be that the result is a legal index into the hash table, not a negative number. Implementors of hash functions must either insure that the result of the computation is always postive, or else add the hash table size to the result of the modulo function when that result is negative. 3 Logarithms A logarithm of base b for value y is the power to which b is raised to get y.

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At each step the top ring on some pole is moved to another pole. There is one limitation on where rings may be moved: A ring can never be moved on top of a smaller ring. 38 Chap. 2 Towers of Hanoi example. (a) The initial conditions for a problem with six rings. (b) A necessary intermediate step on the road to a solution. How can you solve this problem? It is easy if you don’t think too hard about the details. Instead, consider that all rings are to be moved from Pole 1 to Pole 3. It is not possible to do this without first moving the bottom (largest) ring to Pole 3.

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