Big O of sets
jcarlson at nospam.uci.edu
Fri Feb 6 06:04:55 CET 2004
Tony Meyer wrote:
> Alex Martelli's excellent Nutshell book has a handy little section outlining
> the Big O notation of various common Python operations (x in dict and
> list.append(x), for example). Can anyone point me to equivalents for the
> Python 2.3 sets.[Immutable]Set operations?
> I know that I could figure these myself from either timing or reading the
> code, but it'd be nice if someone's already done this :) Either googling
> can't find it, or (more likely), I'm not thinking of the right search terms.
> In particular, I'm interested in intersection, union and > (proper subset),
> and of ImmutableSets, rather than Sets.
> =Tony Meyer
Read the source.
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