The Tale of Wood Group: Iteration, for all our sins, we hold thee in the highest regard.

"A wretched soul, bruised with adversity,
We bid be quiet when we hear it cry;
But were we burdened with like weight of pain,
As much or more we should ourselves complain."
William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)


LENGTH BASED ITERATION
QIN = 30000
Q1 Q2 Q2
30000 0 19713.49717
29000 -1000 19056.3806
28000 -2000 18399.26403
27000 -3000 17742.14746
26000 -4000 17085.03088
25000 -5000 16427.91431
24000 -6000 15770.79774
23000 -7000 15113.68117
22000 -8000 14456.56459
21000 -9000 13799.44802
20000 -10000 13142.33145
19000 -11000 12485.21488
18900 -11100 12419.50322
18800 -11200 12353.79156
18700 -11300 12288.07991
18600 -11400 12222.36825
18500 -11500 12156.65659
18400 -11600 12090.94493
18300 -11700 12025.23328
18200 -11800 11959.52162
18190 -11810 11952.95045
18180 -11820 11946.37929
18170 -11830 11939.80812
18160 -11840 11933.23696
18150 -11850 11926.66579
18140 -11860 11920.09462
18130 -11870 11913.52346
18120 -11880 11906.95229
18110 -11890 11900.38113

18150 -11850 11926.66579
18145 -11855 11923.38021
18140 -11860 11920.09462
18135 -11865 11916.80904
18130 -11870 11913.52346
18125 -11875 11910.23788
18120 -11880 11906.95229
18115 -11885 11903.66671
18110 -11890 11900.38113
18111 -11889 11901.03824
18103 -11897 11895.78131
18104 -11896 11896.43843
18105 -11895 11897.09554
18106 -11894 11897.75266
18100 -11900 11893.80996
18100 -11900 11893.80996
18000 -12000 11828.0983
17000 -13000 11170.98173
16000 -14000 10513.86516
15000 -15000 9856.748587
14000 -16000 9199.632015
13000 -17000 8542.515442
12000 -18000 7885.39887
11000 -19000 7228.282297
10000 -20000 6571.165725
9000 -21000 5914.049152
8000 -22000 5256.93258
7000 -23000 4599.816007
6000 -24000 3942.699435
5000 -25000 3285.582862
4000 -26000 2628.46629
3000 -27000 1971.349717
2000 -28000 1314.233145
1000 -29000 657.1165725
0 -30000 0


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