Monthly Archives: August 2016

Serializing MATLAB data

Consider the following problem: given a value in the MATLAB programming language, can we serialize it into a sequence of bytes– suitable for, say, storage on disk– in a form that allows easy recovery of the exact original value? Although I will … Continue reading

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IBM Research Ponder This: August 2016 Puzzle

This month’s IBM Research puzzle is pretty interesting: it sets the stage by describing a seemingly much simpler problem, then asking for a solution to a more complicated variant.  But even that simpler problem is worth a closer look. I … Continue reading

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