Hexbyte  Hacker News  Computers Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found | Quanta Magazine

Hexbyte Hacker News Computers Universal Method to Sort Complex Information Found | Quanta Magazine

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algorithmsByKevin HartnettAugust 13, 2018The nearest neighbor problem asks where a new point fits in to an existing data set. A few researchers set out to prove that there was no universal way to solve it. Instead, they found such a way.If you were opening a coffee shop, there’s a question you’d want answered: Where’s the…