On 3/24/08, Brian Dickson <briand(_at_)ca(_dot_)afilias(_dot_)info> wrote:
Eric Gray wrote:
> This sort of scheduling problem is very well known
> to be NP hard and trying to meet the scheduling conflict
> matrix for 1500 to 2500 people would make the "N" large.
Universities have been doing this successfully for class scheduling for
with great success. I would not necessarily classify it as "hard".
Having been locked out of more than one course because of scheduling
conflicts, I would suggest that "successfully" to the university may
not be perceived as "successfully" to the students.
Which, come to think of it, is the same position IETF finds itself in:
replace "university" with "IETF" and "students" with "attendees".
Clint (JOATMON) Chaplin
Corporate Standardization (US)
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