# Re: Is there demand for algorithm optimization?

**From:** jamie (*no_at_spam.com*)

**Date:** 03/11/04

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Date: Thu, 11 Mar 2004 11:55:31 -0500

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*> I disagree. In many markets there is certainly a demand for the development
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*> of efficient, cost effective algorithms, especially in cost sensitive
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*> applications where added hardware is not an option
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*> Some years ago I was involved in an early electronic camera project where
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*> highly innovative exposure, contrast enhancement and dithering algorithms
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*> running on a very low cost 8 bit micro transformed a boring product into a
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*> world beater. This algorithm optimisation expertise, as demonstrated by
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*> this product, enabled us later to sell that expertise to other
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*> manufacturers of similar products.
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*> ian
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Hi Ian,

I see your point. But I would also bet that your algorithm optimisation

was greater than factor 2.

Regards,

Jamie

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