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The computer must keep track of unfinished recursive calls and their partial calculations, requiring more memory. And extra CPU cycles are spent to switch from a recursive call to the next and back. This potential problem can be visualized in recursion trees: a diagram showing how the algorithm spawns more calls as it delves deeper in calculations. We’ve seen recursion trees for calculating Fibonacci numbers (fig. 3) and checking palindrome words (fig. 4). If performance must be maximized, we can avoid this overhead by rewriting recursive algorithms in a purely iterative form.
Using the same technique that was used in the Fibonacci function these recalculations are avoided, resulting in less computation. K(5,4) K(4,4) K(3,4) K(2,4) K(1,4) K(3,2) K(2,3) K(1,3) Fig63e . K(4,2) K(1,3) K(1,2) K(3,2) K(2,2) K(1,2) K(2,1) K(1,1) Solving the Knapsack recursively with memoization. Dynamic programming can turn super slow code into reasonably paced code. Carefully analyze your algorithms to ensure they’re free of repeated computations. As we’ll see next, sometimes finding overlapping subproblems can be tricky.
We’ve seen how to assess it with time and space complexity analysis. We learned to calculate time complexity by finding the exact T(n) function, the number of operations performed by an algorithm. We’ve seen how to express time complexity using the Big-O notation (O ). Throughout this book, we’ll perform simple time complexity analysis of algorithms using this notation. Many times, cal- | C E CIE CE I ILL culating T(n) is not necessary for inferring the Big-O complexity of an algorithm. We’ll see easier ways to calculate complexity in the next chapter.