[R] Using R to solve search problems
Achim.Zeileis at uibk.ac.at
Fri Jun 18 14:23:37 CEST 2010
On Fri, 18 Jun 2010, Ambikesh Jayal wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am new to R and want to use R to solve search problems (like Traveling
> salesman problem, finding nearest neighbor, hill climbing). Is this possible
> in R?
For the "TSP" there is a dedicated package of the same name on CRAN. For
the other algorithms, there seem to be various implementations around but
(AFAICS) dedicated to special tasks. You might want to try RSiteSearch()
to look around yourself. Furthermore, you might find the "Optimization"
task view helpful, see
> To start with I want as follows.
> Find five float numbers whose sum is is equal to their product which should
> be 8000.
> x + y + z + p + r = 8000
> x * y * z * p * r = 8000
> Ambikesh Jayal.
> School of IS, Computing & Maths,
> Brunel University,
> Uxbridge, UB8 3PH,
> United Kingdom.
> Email: ambi1999 at gmail.com
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