combinatorics

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com·bi·na·tor·ics

 (kŏm′bə-nə-tôr′ĭks, -tŏr′-, kəm-bī′nə-)
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Combinatorial mathematics.
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A was undermining B, D was undermining C, and so on in all possible combinations and permutations. In all these plottings the subject of intrigue was generally the conduct of the war, which all these men believed they were directing; but this affair of the war went on independently of them, as it had to go: that is, never in the way people devised, but flowing always from the essential attitude of the masses.
Since the thread-based cycle detection algorithm needs a working area for creating combinations and permutations, it shows that the dominating factor for memory consumption is function of (V!) and (C!).
The seats have many combinations and permutations, and access into the middle and back rows is via two wide-opening sliding doors.