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Unformatted text preview: MIDTERM EXAM #1 (continued) PROBLEM #5 (continued) The maximum element of a l-element set can be determined in 0(1) time using a single processor, so clearly k of recursive applications of the above procedure suffice to solve the original problem, where k is given by the equation (circle one): (12) 0:1—k8 k=1—s 0:1—(2k—1)a k=log28 and so (circle one): 1 (13) 10g2(1+e") - logns 8 recursive applications of the 0(1) procedure of steps (1) through (4) suffice to solve the original problem. Since the sum of 0(1) many functions, each of which is 0(1), is itself 0(1) , the solution of the original problem requires no more than 0(1) time using 11 1+8 processors for any fixed 8 > 0. //end ...
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