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June 16, 2003

Hacker’s Delight

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 5:56 PM

Just ordered from work Harry Warden Jr.’s book Hacker’s Delight, which deals with a delightful combination of arithmetic operations, logic and bitwise operations to perform operations like “count leading zeros in a 32 bit word” and “rotate left” efficiently. [I actually had to implement these two last week, which renewed my interest in the book]. Hacker’s Delight website, Amazon page, IBM Systems Journal book review.

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