Python is slow?

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Sep 24 02:09:44 CEST 2008

Robert Kern wrote:
> J Peyret wrote:
>> On Sep 23, 8:31 am, bearophileH... at wrote:
>> Guys, this looks like a great data structure/algo for something I am
>> working on.
>> But... where do I find some definitions of the original BK-tree idea?
> Uh, actually we're talking about kd-trees, not BK-trees. kd-trees are 
> for searching through point sets in a k-dimensional space.

My apologies. I did not actually follow bearophile's link, and thought he was 
talking about kd-trees like Sturla was.

Robert Kern

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