2012/Adventures in Hipster Programming: Solving a Math Puzzle Using a Genetic Algorithm Programmed in OCaml

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I heard Will Shortz pose a mathematical puzzle on NPR on a Sunday Morning in January and I thought, “Hey, I can solve that with a genetic algorithm!” In OCaml. I’ll show you how in this talk.

Speaker: Phil Tomson

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(Add your notes here!) If you need coding inspiration, NPR offers RSS feeds to slice their shows in any way you can image. For example, while the Sunday Puzzle is part of Morning Edition Sunday, the URL http://www.npr.org/templates/rss/podlayer.php?&id=4473090 is a podcast feed containing only the Puzzle.