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Results in the previous chapter show that simulated annealing can effectively match students and dorm rooms according to student preferences and the policy of the dorm system. DAO's randomized global approach produces faster, better matches.

While DAO version v1.15 is undeniably a good beginning, looking ahead to its fourth consecutive semester of service, we conclude with some ideas for future enhancements, from the nearer-term to the more speculative:


elena s ackley 2002-01-20
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