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In The Beginning

This is my first post on this blog. Needless to say, I’m really excited about this. This is my first attempt in writing blog posts in English. I was previously posting in Russian at LJ and Tumbler, but it wasn’t about technical things. Here, I will try to post only about CS. I have huge plans on posting about Scala and it’s application for research of purely functional data structures. I should probably post about algorithms and data structures that I’ve already implemented in Scalacaster. There are loads of awesome pieces of Scala code that I want to tell about. One of my favorites - QuickSelect in a purely functional setting.

Anyway, I’m really looking forward to writing here. And I’m currently in the middle of writing my first useful post here. I’m going to describe a new and purely functional implementation technique of Union-Find data structure. I’ve almost committed the implementation, but it’s still requires a bit of improvement.

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