johnjsal at NOSPAMgmail.com
Wed May 3 03:52:29 CEST 2006
Heiko Wundram wrote:
> Hummm... Isn't it easier and faster to solve this problem by hand than to code
> a Python program for it? I had proofs for what has to be on both papers in
> about 30 seconds... ;-)
Yeah, I had actually already figured it out in my head fairly quickly.
> If you're looking for things to code in Python, I'd rather suggest you look at
> number theory than at logic problems. Basically, every logic problem can be
> solved by exhaustive search (which is always the same algorithm), whereas a
> number theory problem requires that you implement a certain algorithm from
> scratch for each problem you're trying to tackle.
Thanks for the suggestion. Do you know where I might find number theory
problems that aren't too complicated? (No math degree here, in fact,
just the opposite: English!) :)
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