Wednesday, February 15, 2006

More Writing-ese

In my thesis I just used the phrase "In many cases, it is more efficient to implement this as..."

The phrase "In many cases" translates to "It is a clearly superior algorithm and you can prove that it's identical in two lines of equations. However, it would take me a couple of pages of introducing Big O notation and calculations to do this, and who cares anyway, so into ambiguity we go."


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