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Unless you know "classical algorithms" and their typical performance characteristics, you are bound to waste time tweaking and may even rediscover a few complexity theorems, reductions and even complexity classes all on your own.

Oh you could just know the basics and classical algorithms and able to do a smell test of algorithmic performance.




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