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Re: Algorithm to fit photos into spaces on pages

by Fletch (Chancellor)
on Nov 15, 2005 at 17:54 UTC ( #508709=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Algorithm to fit photos into spaces on pages

You might see Geometric Optimisation and Perl for a similar problem (though stated more generically than yours). And I want to say this is a kind of "knapsack problem" if you want to do more googling, but I vaguely remember doing that before and getting corrected that it's more of a "fooblesquznitz problem" (FSVO fooblesquznitz which I can't remember at the moment).

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