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Big O Notation: Less Scary Than You Might Think

As a software developer chances are that at some time in your professional life you'll come across a mathematical concept called Big O notation. Now, if you happen to not have a traditional university computer science / maths background, you might have a bit of a hard time grasping the common - usually strictly mathematical - explanations of Big O notation. Big O notation is tremendously useful for reasoning about performance and memory consumption of algorithms. Depending on the exact nature of ... Read more

Big-O Notation Explained Nicely And Concisely

John Cook has a post that nicely summarizes Big-O and related notations. Read more