Knight's tour Warndorff's algorithm problem

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
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 python.org>, 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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