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10 Technical Papers Every Programmer Should Read (At Least Twice)
Guru of the Week is a regular series of C++ programming problems created and written by Herb Sutter . Since 1997, it has been a regular feature of the Internet newsgroup comp.lang.c++.moderated , where you can find each issue's questions and answers (and a lot of interesting discussion).
Posted by An algorithm is, in essence, a procedure given by a finite description that solves some computational problem.
Figure 1: A heuristic solution to the Traveling Salesman Problem is to visit the points in the same sequence as the Sierpinski spacefilling curve. A spacefilling curve is a continuous mapping from a lower-dimensional space into a higher-dimensional one.