[next] [prev] [up] Date: Wed, 13 Mar 96 07:00:45 -0500
[next] [prev] [up] From: der Mouse <mouse@collatz.mcrcim.mcgill.edu >
[next] [prev] [up] Subject: Re: Shamir and M-Conjugacy

T*[7] contains 192153 elements. This is right on the bare edge
(maybe past the bare edge) of what could be handled on most machines.

Two hundred thousand elements is on the edge? Even assuming an
extremely noncompact representation of 20 bytes each (one per
non-center cubie), that's only four megabytes. The _smallest_ RAM load
I have at home (never mind the machines I have access to at work) is 8
megs, and one machine has 28. Keeping such a list entirely in-core
would be no problem at all. Nowhere near the edge.

But Jerry Bryan knows what he's talking about too well to make this
simple a blunder. Could some kind soul explain what I've obviously

der Mouse


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