[Haskell-cafe] Re: Health effects
Gianfranco Alongi
gianfranco.alongi at gmail.com
Wed Oct 1 10:38:08 EDT 2008
Throw the "no free lunch"-theorem on top of that.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No_free_lunch_theorem
On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 3:33 PM, Dominic Steinitz
<dominic.steinitz at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> Adrian Neumann <aneumann <at> inf.fu-berlin.de> writes:
>
>>
>> I often wonder how many cuts you need to divide a steak in n pieces.
>> You can obviously get n pieces with (sqrt n) cuts by cutting a grid.
>> But I'm sure some smart mathematician thought of a (log n) way.
>>
>
> You might try the ham sandwich theorem
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ham_sandwich_theorem as an hors d'oeuvre.
>
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