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Techniques to 1) Map A Permutation of an Arbitrary Base Sequence to a Decimal Index, and 2) Identify the Index of a Permutation of a Base Sequence

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000015502D
Original Publication Date: 2002-Jan-28
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2003-Jun-20

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

Disclosed is a set of algorithms that, for a base sequence of symbols (N), permit the generation of the Kth permutation of N! permutations from the base sequence, 1. 2.