Knapsack problems intersecting "my" world #dynamic programming #postgresql

๐Ÿ•—๏ธŽ - 2022-12-30

I remember enjoying David Pisinger enthusiastically teaching knapsack problems and how to solve them efficiently at the department of computer science in the university of Copenhagen (DIKU) in the late 1990's.

A while back I stumbled over this part of the renowned PostgreSQL free/open source software database: knapsack.c

It's not often subjects I was exposed to with interest at university reveal themselves in tools I use daily, but here is an example.

I wonder if there are any obvious improvements Pisinger would do/suggest :-)

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