Divide and conquer

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Divide and conquer may refer to:
• Divide and rule
Divide and rule
In politics and sociology, divide and rule is a combination of political, military and economic strategy of gaining and maintaining power by breaking up larger concentrations of power into chunks that individually have less power than the one implementing the strategy...

, in politics, sociology and economics, a strategy to gain or maintain power
• Defeat in detail
Defeat in detail
Defeat in detail is a military phrase referring to the tactic of bringing a large portion of one's own force to bear on small enemy units in sequence, rather than engaging the bulk of the enemy force all at once...

, in warfare, a tactical maneuver to efficiently deal with a numerous opponent.
Divide and conquer algorithm
In computer science, divide and conquer is an important algorithm design paradigm based on multi-branched recursion. A divide and conquer algorithm works by recursively breaking down a problem into two or more sub-problems of the same type, until these become simple enough to be solved directly...

, in computer science, an algorithm design paradigm based on recursion
• Divide-and-conquer eigenvalue algorithm
Divide-and-conquer eigenvalue algorithm
Divide-and-conquer eigenvalue algorithms are a class of eigenvalue algorithms for Hermitian or real symmetric matrices that have recently become competitive in terms of stability and efficiency with more traditional algorithms such as the QR algorithm. The basic concept behind these algorithms is...

, in computer science, a class of algorithms to find the eigenvalues of Hermitian matrices

Divide and Conquer may refer to:
• Hüsker Dü
Hüsker Dü
Hüsker Dü was an American rock band formed in Saint Paul, Minnesota in 1979. The band's continual members were guitarist Bob Mould, bassist Greg Norton, and drummer Grant Hart....

song written by Bob Mould
Bob Mould
Robert Arthur "Bob" Mould is an American musician, principally known for his work as guitarist, vocalist and songwriter for alternative rock bands Hüsker Dü in the 1980s and Sugar in the 1990s.-Early life:...

from the albums Flip Your Wig
Flip Your Wig is the fourth album by the American punk rock band, Hüsker Dü, and its last release on SST Records. By the time of this release in 1985, they had signed a major-label record deal. However, the band felt they owed one more album to SST and delivered Flip Your Wig...

and The Living End
• "Divide and Conquer" (Gangland (TV series)), an episode of Gangland on the History Channel
• Divide and Conquer (newsreel)
Divide and Conquer (newsreel)
Divide and Conquer is the third film of Frank Capra's Why We Fight propaganda film series, dealing with the Nazi conquest of Western Europe in 1940....

, the third of the Why We Fight World War II propaganda film series
• "Divide and Conquer" (Stargate SG-1), an episode of Stargate SG-1
• "Divide and Conquer" (Teen Titans), the first episode of the Teen Titans TV series
• "Divide and Conquer" (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles episode)
• "Divide and Conquer" (Transformers episode)
• "Divide and Conquer" (Yu-Gi-Oh! Capsule Monsters episode)
• "Divide and Conquer", a song by Story of the Year on their album Page Avenue
Page Avenue
Enhanced Material* 3 behind-the-scenes videos* "Until the Day I Die" music video* Band photos* Links to more exclusive content-Credits:* Philip Sneed - rhythm guitar, backing vocals* Josh Wills - drums, percussion* Ryan Phillips - lead guitar...

• Tom Clancy's Op-Center: Divide and Conquer, a novel in Tom Clancy's Op-Center
Tom Clancy's Op-Center
Tom Clancy's Op-Center is a novel series, created by Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik, though the series is actually written by Jeff Rovin.-Main characters:These characters are in most or all books:...

series
• "Divide or Conquer" a book (2009) by Diana McLain Smith