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A Brief Introduction to the Life and Works of Leonhard Euler, a Swiss Mathematician and Physicist Who Largely Contributed to Calculus and Trigonometry
Leonhard Euler What mathematician contributed most to Calculus and Trigonometry? This is one of the most debatable questions of the centuries. Some might say Pythagoras contributed the most based on his famous formula, the Pythagorean Theory. While others argue that Plato is the most important mathematician based on hi...
Understanding the Concept Behind the 2-3-4 Trees and Its Comparison to the AVL Trees
Introduction, Motivation, and Relate Work A 2-3-4 Tree is a self-balancing data structure with 2, 3, or 4 child nodes. A 2-node has 1 key and 2 children. A 3-node has 2 keys and 3 children. A 4-node has 3 keys and 4 children. Internal nodes at most have 4 children, with the values of the children ascending from left to rig...
An Analysis of the Topic of the Positional Number Systems Throughout the History
Positional Number Systems Throughout history, a variety of number systems have been used to help many civilizations understand different numbers no matter what base is being used. Early civilizations used to count with their fingers and as times and knowledge progressed civilizations started to use grouping systems, multi...