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Big-O Notation and Calculus [closed]

I was wondering if there are any calculus relationships implicit in Big-O notation. For example, an algorithm linear according to Big-O notation reduces the size of the problem by a constant amount ...
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Is it appropriate to pass in a derivative to calculate the error of a Neural Net?

I'm reading a guide for back-propagation of a neural net, and it gives the error function as: Next work out the error for neuron B. The error is What you want – What you actually get, in other ...
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Computing integration with the Trapezoidal Rule

I am trying to implement the trapezoidal rule programmatically but am having trouble finding a good way to input the function of x and then have a loop which will iterate through for each sub-interval ...
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How can calculus and linear algebra be useful to a system programmer? [closed]

I found a website saying that calculus and linear algebra are necessary for System Programming. System Programming, as far as I know, is about osdev, drivers, utilities and so on. I just can't figure ...
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Where is the application of Calculus (of continuous quantities) in Computer Science or programming [closed]

I am a Software Engineer professional. I have studied calculus as a core course in my graduation studies. I want to ask question, that what/where is the implementation of calculus in computer science?