[RC5] Possible challenge

Orthanc orthanc_duo at hotmail.com
Fri Mar 8 16:56:45 EST 2002


Don't know if you could split a genitic algorithm though you could split a
systematic algorithm search. Though this would have no predefined end point.

Orthanc
----- Original Message -----
From: "Malte S. Stretz" <msquadrat.nospamplease at gmx.net>
To: <rc5 at lists.distributed.net>
Sent: Friday, March 08, 2002 11:21 AM
Subject: Re: [RC5] Possible challenge


> On Thursday, 7. March 2002 20:58 CET Jeff Palmer wrote, at least in
> part:
> > Interesting,  maybe.   But we would not be eligible to win whatever
> > prize they offer, as bruteforce is strictly prohibited in the contest
> > rules.
>
> I haven't read the full T&Cs as you receive em only when you sign up
> for the project. Did you do so and can post a link? Or, much likely, is
> there a term which forbids you to do so? :( I don't like these kinds of
> projects: "Help us to find the weakness of our technique but Pssst! to
> anybody else if you found one..."
>
> But I still think a project which develops a genetic algorithm would be
> very interesting if it was possible to split the task up to a
> distributed project...
>
> Malte
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