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Time & Space Complexity

In programming, time and space complexity often plays a critical role while developing the right algorithm for the business function. A programmer would weigh the trade offs between time and space that aligns within the infrastructure limit of the system and eventually determine the the algorithm.

So, what really is the Time & Space Complexity ?

Transistors make the vital electronic blocks of computer hardware. Bits of information is stored / translated or executed by the transistors; in series of complex logical gates. This process of execution and storage is referred to as the Time and Space Complexity.

Time Complexity : The total time required to execute an algorithmic function. i.e the steps of using / reusing of the transistors required by the algorithm before a desired outcome.

Space Complexity: Total memory required by an algorithmic function for storage. i.e Number of bits of information required by the algorithm to store date in computes memory.