[Haskell-cafe] If you haven't bought any of Knuth's fascicles yet,
this is definitely the one to get. Bitwise Tricks & Techniques
caseyh at istar.ca
Wed Nov 18 18:35:39 EST 2009
Thank you for the URL.
On Wed, 18 Nov 2009 18:30:31 -0500, you wrote:
>I can't compare it with Knuth's fascicle, but the FXT book (linked to
>from http://www.jjj.de/fxt/) has a whole chapter on bit wizardry and
>is another excellent resource along these lines.
>On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 6:22 PM, Casey Hawthorne <caseyh at istar.ca> wrote:
>> If you haven't bought any of Knuth's fascicles yet, this is definitely
>> the one to get.
>> "The Art of Computer Programming: Volume 4
>> Bitwise Tricks & Techniques
>> Binary Decision Diagrams"
>> Fascicle 1
>> Donald E. Knuth
>> Describes basic "broadword" operations and an important class of data
>> structures that can make computer programs run dozens - even thousands
>> - of times faster.
>> I started a Haskell program using bitwise operations and then
>> discarded them thinking them to low level.
>> I think one of the dangers of Haskell, is that I get carried away with
>> medium and high level abstractions and think "everything" MUST be done
>> that way.
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