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Subject: Re: [xsl] Word Ladders as an example of a "Find shortest path between two nodes in a graph" problem
From: Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 04:44:10 -0800

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:57 AM, Michel Hendriksen
<michel.hendriksen@xxxxx> wrote:
> Very nice! Where did you get your dictionary? Would be interesting to
> play around with this.
>
> Michel

I will add a link in the post. I have had this for years and am not
absolutely sure where I got it from -- most probably from one of the
open source spelling checkers, such as alphaSpell.

Cheers,
Dimitre


>
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 6:08 AM, Dimitre Novatchev <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Dear XSLT professionals,
>>
>> In case you are interested in solving the Word Ladders problem first
>> formulated by Lewis Carroll, or just in an XSLT solution of the "Find
>> shortest path in graph" problem, you might be interested to have a
>> look at the implementation in my latest blog post:
>>
>> http://dnovatchev.wordpress.com/2012/11/26/word-ladders-or-how-to-go-from-angry-to-happy-in-20-steps/
>>
>> Any feedback about this implementation and suggestions for further
>> optimization are welcome.
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Dimitre Novatchev
>> ---------------------------------------
>> Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.
>> ---------------------------------------
>> To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk
>> -------------------------------------
>> Never fight an inanimate object
>> -------------------------------------
>> To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the
>> biggest mistake of all
>> ------------------------------------
>> Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
>> -------------------------------------
>> You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what
>> you're doing is work or play
>> -------------------------------------
>> Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
>> -------------------------------------
>> Typing monkeys will write all Shakespeare's works in 200yrs.Will they
>> write all patents, too? :)
>> -------------------------------------
>> I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.
>



-- 
Cheers,
Dimitre Novatchev
---------------------------------------
Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence.
---------------------------------------
To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk
-------------------------------------
Never fight an inanimate object
-------------------------------------
To avoid situations in which you might make mistakes may be the
biggest mistake of all
------------------------------------
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
-------------------------------------
You've achieved success in your field when you don't know whether what
you're doing is work or play
-------------------------------------
Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored.
-------------------------------------
Typing monkeys will write all Shakespeare's works in 200yrs.Will they
write all patents, too? :)
-------------------------------------
I finally figured out the only reason to be alive is to enjoy it.


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