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Algorithm Interview Questions

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An algorithm (pronounced AL-go-rith-um) is a procedure or formula for solving a problem. The word derives from the name of the mathematician, Mohammed ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi, who was part of the royal court in Baghdad and who lived from about 780 to 850. An algorithm is a sequence of unambiguous instructions for solving a problem, i.e., for obtaining a required output for any legitimate input in a finite amount of time. Algorithm can be defined as an outline of the essence of procedure represented in step by step instructional manner. When you implement this algorithm using any programming language, then it is said to be a program. A certain problem can be solved using many different algorithms.

Name any three skills which are very important in order to work with generating functions. | |||

Define string in an algorithmic notation and an example to support it? | |||

Explain the function of KWIC_Create? | |||

Explain the depth of recursion? | |||

Given a system of N equations whose coefficient matrix A is triangular and is stored in a vector R and the right hand side vector B, this algorithm obtains the solution vector X. Sum is a temporary variable. I am M are integer variables. How to follow the algorithm? | |||

Define and describe an iterative process with general steps of flow chart? | |||

Give the difference of format between an algorithm and a sub algorithm? | |||

How do you apply Binary Search on 2D array supposed you have 2D array with integers sorted both horizontally and vertically. If you find any occurrence of the value you are looking for you return true else false. What is the complexity? For example the 2D array could look like the following 1 4 5 6 2 5 7 9 |
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How can an inductive definition be realized? | |||

What are the arguments present in pattern matching algorithms? | |||

Explain about procedural body and computation boxes? | |||

Explain the function SUB in algorithmic notation? | |||

The most basic tool used to express generating functions in closed form is the closed form expression for the geometric series, which is an expression of the form a+ar+ar2+-------+arn. It can either be terminated or extended indefinitely. What are the restrictions for this geometric series? | |||

State recursion and its different types? | |||

What are the two ways through which the Markov algorithm terminates? | |||

Define and state the importance of sub algorithm in computation and its relation ship with main algorithm? | |||

State the problems which differentiate between recursive procedure and non-recursive procedure? | |||

Explain about the algorithm ORD_WORDS? | |||

Which of recent books on testing is rated highly? | |||

How to find median of a BST? |

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