Monthly Archives: June 2011

A common false belief regarding patience sorting and RSK

The precedure of patience sorting is deceptively similar to the RSK algorithm that one might fathom more is true besides the coincidence about the longest increasing subsequence. For instance, I had always believed that the column sizes of the output … Continue reading

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improving auditory memory

It has been said that men are visual beasts and women are audio ones. I seem to fit such stereotype quite well, despite my lack of artistic talent, as evident since 2nd grade. So from the time when I was … Continue reading

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