[EM] I did reply to Craig's e-mail
Markus Schulze
markus.schulze at alumni.tu-berlin.de
Sun Feb 1 07:16:01 PST 2004
Dear Eric,
you wrote (1 Feb 2004):
> There is only one thing to say here. Hypocrite.
>
> Well, I will say a bit more...
>
> Quite frankly, neither if you can lay claim to the moral high ground
> here and I for one am getting quite tired of this inane flame war.
> You both are doing nothing but repeating the same arguments over and
> over and over again.
>
> STOP IT.
When I wrote on 15 Dec 2003 that Mike Ossipoff and Russ Paielli
mistakenly called a different algorithm "Floyd algorithm" and that
with the correct Floyd algorithm the strengths of the strongest
paths can be calculated in a runtime of O(N^3), where N is the
number of candidates, then this wasn't an attack. This statement
was necessary for the discussion of efficient algorithms to
calculate the strengths of the strongest paths.
Actually, I had told Mike Ossipoff several times during the last
years that he mistakenly called a different algorithm "Floyd
algorithm" and that with the correct Floyd algorithm the strengths
of the strongest paths can be calculated in a runtime of O(N^3).
I do not believe that it would have been possible to discuss the
Floyd algorithm without stressing that that algorithm that is
mistakenly called "Floyd algorithm" at the website of Mike
Ossipoff and Russ Paielli is not the Floyd algorithm.
Markus Schulze
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