Most pythonic way of rotating a circular list to a canonical point
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Sat Aug 1 23:43:14 CEST 2015
Lukas Barth <mail at tinloaf.de> writes:
> - It does not matter what that rotation is. Starting with the smallest
> element was just an idea by me, any rotation that can easily produced
> will do.
How large are these lists supposed to be? If they're (say) 5 elements,
you could make the hash code consist of the concatenated hashes of each
of the 5 rotations, or maybe a Bloom filter on those hashes. Then to do
a lookup, hash your target list and see if it appears in the table.
If the lists are very large that doesn't sound so great due to storage
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