Issue No. 06 - November/December (2010 vol. 12)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MCSE.2010.139
<p>A fine line divides "not bad and useful" from "wildly wrong" when it comes to easy approximations for hard-to-compute problems.</p>
Rapid approximation, topological sort, Monte Carlo
F. Sullivan, "The Art of Approximation," in Computing in Science & Engineering, vol. 12, no. , pp. 59-61, 2010.