The Complexity of Songs, by Donald Knuth

When I was very young, one of my teachers gave me the tongue-in-cheek article “The Complexity of Songs,” by legendary computer scientist Donald Knuth, and I thought it was absolutely hilarious. I was recently reminded of this article when preparing some recent lecture notes, and I’m happy to share this article here.

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  1. And they think that math people don’t have a sense of humour !

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