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Top-down synthesis of simple divide and conquer algorithms

Douglas R. Smith

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**1982** by Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif .

Written in English

- Computer programming,
- Algorithms,
- Automation

A new method is presented for the deductive synthesis of computer programs. The method takes as given a formal specification of a user"s problem. The specification is allowed to be incomplete in that some or all of the input conditions may be omitted. A completed specification plus a computer program are produced by the method. Synthesis involves the top-down decomposition of the user"s problem into a hierarchy of subproblems. Solving each of these subproblems results in the synthesis of a hierarchically structured program. The program is guaranteed to satisfy the completed specification and to terminate on all legal inputs. In this paper we present a framework for a top-down synthesis process, explore the structure of a class of divide and conquer algorithms, and present a method for the top-down synthesis of algorithms in this class. Detailed derivations of four sorting algorithms are presented. (Author)

**Edition Notes**

Other titles | NPS-52-82-011. |

Statement | Douglas R. Smith |

Contributions | Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.) |

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Pagination | 99 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 99 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL25494935M |

OCLC/WorldCa | 81456374 |

CSE Algorithms and Data Structures Fall Semester, Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms September 4, Handout 1 Divide-and-conquer algorithms use the following three phases: 1. Divide the problem into smaller subproblems. A subproblem of . Strassen’s algorithm • Can multiply 2x2 matrices with 7 multiplications, and 18 additions and subtractions. The method does not assume commutativity of multiplication • Method applies to multiplication of 2x2 block matrices. • Can be used in divide and conquer scheme with 7 recursive multiplications of n/2 x n/2 Size: KB. Abstract. We investigate two practical divide-and-conquer style algorithms for univariate polynomial arithmetic. First we revisit an algorithm originally described by Brent and Kung for composition of power series, showing that it can be applied practically to composition of polynomials in Z[x] given in the standard monomial basis. In this video we'll look at creating a faster divide and conquer algorithm in order to solve the polynomial multiplication problem. This problem, this approach was invented by Karatsuba in the early s. So he was a graduate student of Komolgorov, a famous Russian mathematician.

What is the opposite of divide and conquer algorithm?. The term divide and conquer algorith typically refers to a computer algorithm based on multi-branched recursion.. There are .

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Synthesis involves the top-down decomposition of the user's problem into a hierarchy of subproblems. Solving each of these subproblems results in the synthesis of a hierarchically structured program. The program is guaranteed to satisfy the completed specification and Pages: A top-down method is presented for the derivation of algorithms from a formal specification of a problem.

This method has been implemented in a system called CYPRESS. The synthesis process involves the top-down decomposition of the initial specification into a hierarchy of specifications for subproblems. A top-down method is presented for the derivation of algorithms from a formal specification of a problem.

This method has been implemented in a system called CYPRESS. The synthesis process involves the top-down decomposition of the initial specification into a hierarchy of specifications for by: NPS Top-down synthesis of simple divide and conquer algorithms Item Preview.

TOP-DOWN SYNTHESIS OF DIVIDE-AND-CONQUER ALGORITHMS 77 This specifies the problem of extracting the smallest element from two ordered lists and returning it with the remainder of the lists.

The following simple conditional program can be derived using the Cited by: A top-down method is presented for the derivation of algorithms from a formal specification of a problem. This method has been implemented in a system called cypress.

The synthesis process involves the top-down decomposition of the initial specification into a Cited by: In this paper we present a framework for a top-down synthesis process, explore the structure of a class of divide and conquer algorithms, and present a method for the top-down synthesis of algorithms in this class.

Detailed derivations of four sorting algorithms are : Douglas R. Smith. A top-down method is presented for the derivation of algorithms from a formal specification of a problem. This method has been implemented in a system called cypress. The synthesis process involves the top-down decomposition of the initial specification into a Author: Douglas R.

Smith. CYPRESS completes the specification and produces a totally correct applicative program. Much of CYPRESS’ knowledge comes in the form of ‘design strategies’ for various classes of algorithms. The structure of a class of divide-and-conquer algorithms is explored and provides the basis for several design strategies.

III. Algorithm Design Techniques — an in-depth look at standard al-gorithmic design techniques. Divide and Conquer — algorithms for sorting, selecting the kth smallest, multiplying polynomials, and multiplying/dividing inte-gers.

Optimization I: Greedy Algorithms — algorithms for ﬁndingFile Size: 3MB. D.R. Smith, “Top-down synthesis of simple divide and conquer algorithms”, to appear in Artificial Intelligence, Google ScholarAuthor: Alan W. Biermann. The design of " Divide-and-Conquer " algorithms and the synthesis of: Merge-Sort, Insertion- Sort, Quick-Sort and Selection-Sort are presented in Smith ( Smith (, Smith (, ).

For the decomposition of the initial problem into subproblem specifications and for the composition of the synthesized programs Author: Douglas R.

Smith. The structure of divide-and-conquer algorithms is represented by program schemes which provide a kind of normal form for expressing these algorithms.

The synthesis process involves the top Author: Douglas R. Smith. The design of divide and conquer algorithms In [13, 14] a form of top-down design called problem reduction is presented. The idea is to take a complex problem described by a specification and decompose it into a hierarchy of subproblem by: This was an example of a sorting algorithm where one part used divide and conquer.

What about doing the whole algorithm that way. Merge sort According to Knuth, merge sort was one of the earliest sorting algorithms, invented by John von Neumann in Let's look at the combine step first. Algorithms design techniques - Decrease and conquer - - Divide and conquer - Algorithmics - Lecture 7 2 Outline •Brute force Top-down approach (start with the largest instance of the problem) 2.

Both algorithms are recursive algorithms. Algorithmics - Lecture 7 12 Decrease and conquerFile Size: KB. Graph algorithms: examples of depth-first and breadth-first search algorithms. Topological sorting, connected components. [3] Syllabus Basic strategies of algorithm design: top-down design, divide and conquer, average and worst-case criteria, asymptotic costs.

Simple. Divide-and-conquer algorithms The divide-and-conquer strategy solves a problem by: 1. Breaking it into subproblems that are themselves smaller instances of the same type of problem 2. Recursively solving these subproblems 3. Appropriately combining their answers The real work is done piecemeal, in three different places: in the partitioning of File Size: KB.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves. This research was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under grants MCS and MCS, by DARPA under Contract NC, by the United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research under Contract AFOSR Cited by: 6.

A Review Report on Divide and Conquer Sorting Algorithm. Divide and Conquer algorithms hold promise since most of them may put less burden both in terms of memory in use (Space) as well as. Because divide-and-conquer creates at least two subproblems, a divide-and-conquer algorithm makes multiple recursive calls.

To be more precise, suppose we consider the divide-and-conquer strategy when it splits the input into two subproblems of the same kind as the original problem.

Chapter 3: Top-Down Synthesis of Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms. ABSTRACT; 1 Introduction; 2 A Simple Example; 3 Derived Antecedents; 4 SPECIFICATIONS; 5 Design Strategies for Simple Algorithms; 6 The Form and Function of Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms; 7 Design Strategies for Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms; 8 Concluding remarks; Appendix A.

Divide and Conquer is an algorithmic paradigm. A typical Divide and Conquer algorithm solves a problem using following three steps. Divide: Break the given problem into subproblems of same type.; Conquer: Recursively solve these subproblems; Combine: Appropriately combine the answers; A classic example of Divide and Conquer is Merge Sort demonstrated below.

Santa's Dirty Socks (Divide and Conquer Algorithms) - Duration: UC Computer Science Educat views. Lambda Calculus - Computerphile - Duration: A divide and conquer algorithm works by recursively breaking down a problem into two or more sub-problems of the same (or related) type, until these become simple enough to.

A divide-and-conquer algorithm works by recursively breaking down a problem into two or more sub-problems of the same or related type, until these become simple enough to be solved directly.

The solutions to the sub-problems are then combined to give a solution to the original problem. This explains divide-and-conquer approach. Divide-and-conquer algorithm for solving a stock market problem is discussed.

A simple algorithm to find maximum subarray using recursive algorithm. In [83], it is demonstrated how the complexity of the EKF SLAM diminished from O(n 2) to O(n) per update step using sub-maps with a strategy of Divide and Conquer.

This kind of sub-mapping. A methodology for automatic programming based on the constructive matching strategy. Top-Down Synthesis of Simple Divide and Conquer Algorithm; Technical Report NPS, Buy this book on publisher's site; Reprints and Permissions; Personalised by: 5.

Algorithms Divide and Conquer - Part I 15 MERGING T(n) = 2T(n/2) + (n) Need some methods for solving such recurrence equations Substitution method Recursion tree method (unfolding) Master theorem T(n) = (n log n) Algorithms Divide and Conquer - Part I 16 TIME COMPLEXITY OF MERGE SORT divide-and-conquer paradigm, which gives a useful framework for thinking about problems.

We will explore several major techniques: Solving problems recursively. Intuitively understanding how the structure of recursive algorithms influences runtime. Recognizing when a problem can be solved by reducing it to a simpler case. Mergesort. The algorithms that we consider in this section is based on a simple operation known as merging: combining two ordered arrays to make one larger ordered operation immediately lends itself to a simple recursive sort method known as mergesort: to sort an array, divide it into two halves, sort the two halves (recursively), and then merge the results.

We derive a knowledge-based synthesis method which is based on the computational paradigm of “divide-and-conquer” as a meta-level proof method.

The generic method provides a basis to construct case solutions of more general requirement specifications with efficiency : Jutta Eusterbrock. Abstract. Algorithm theories represent the structure common to a class of algorithms, such as divide-and-conquer or backtrack.

An algorithm theory for a class A provides the basis for design tactics — specialized methods for designing A-algorithms from formal problem illustrate this approach with recent work on the theory of global search algorithms and briefly mention Cited by: This video gives an introduction to divide and conquer approach.

Some important applications of the DAC approach has also been enlisted and discussed. Divide and Conquer – A Top Down Approach. Subhajit Mondal.

The Department of. Computing and Information Sciences. Kansas State University. Abstract. The paper derives an algorithm to compute the values of integers a, b and d satisfying the equation au + bv = d where u and v are positive integers and d = gcd(u, v) using the Divide and Conquer.

Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms A divide-and-conquer algorithm is one that works as follows: (Divide) Split the input apart into multiple smaller pieces, then recursively invoke the algorithm on those pieces. (Conquer) Combine those solutions back together to form the overall answer.

Can be analyzed using recurrence relations. Counting InversionsClosest Pair of PointsInteger Multiplication Divide and Conquer Algorithms I Study three divide and conquer algorithms: I Counting inversions.

I Finding the closest pair of points. I Integer multiplication. I First two problems use clever conquer strategies. I Third problem uses a clever divide File Size: 1MB. A divide and conquer algorithm works by recursively breaking down a problem into two or more sub-problems of the same (or related) type (divide), until these become simple enough to be solved directly (conquer).

The solutions to the sub-problems a. Given number of pages in n different books and m students. The books are arranged in ascending order of number of pages. Every student is assigned to read some consecutive books.

The task is to assign books in such a way that the maximum number of pages assigned to a student is minimum. Input: pages [] = {12, 34, 67, 90} m = 2 Output: /5. ACKNOWLEDGMENTSChapter 3: Top-Down Synthesis of Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms; ABSTRACT; 1 Introduction; 2 A Simple Example; 3 Derived Antecedents; 4 SPECIFICATIONS; 5 Design Strategies for Simple Algorithms; 6 The Form and Function of Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms; 7 Design Strategies for Divide-and-Conquer Algorithms; 8 Concluding remarks.Divide and conquer: Go to store.

Go to toy aisle. Fine girl's (or boy's) toys. Choose one. Open book Open assignment. List the three phases of the computer problem-solving model. 1. Algorithm development phase 2. Implementation phase Describe the top-down design process.

divide and conquer techniques Binary search, Merge & Quick sort.