Knight's tour Warndorff's algorithm problem

Robert Kern robert.kern at
Wed Mar 10 23:05:45 CET 2010

On 2010-03-10 15:49 PM, Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
> In message<mailman.527.1268199449.23598.python-list at>, Gabriel
> Genellina wrote:
>> Warnsdorff's algorithm is heuristic ...
> Then it shouldn’t be called an “algorithm”.

There are lots of algorithms that use heuristics or are heuristics. The two are 
orthogonal concepts.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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