Month: September 2017

Using a Space Filling Curve to Visit Every County in a State

In a previous post, we discussed the problem of determining an efficient route to visit every county. Part of that post explicated the difficulty of even defining the problem. In this post, let’s take a look at using space filling

Determining the closest city that you’ve never heard of

I’ve spent the majority of my life in the Chicagoland area.┬áSo it came as somewhat of a surprise to me when I recently ran across the name of a city that was less than 30 miles away that I had

A TSP Variant – An efficient route for visiting all counties in a state ?

i was reading a bicycle tourist’s idea of visiting every county in his home state. He had diligently chipped away at the goal for a number of years, visiting a few at a time. The question occurred to me as