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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sat 13 Dec, 2014 9:47 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Fri 02 Jan, 2015 9:44 pm
by kontrolor
January 2015 - Tree

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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Tue 13 Jan, 2015 11:58 pm
by kontrolor
The current sequence of the first 10:

1.  Milovan Kovačević - Majkl - Serbia
2.  Davor Gavranović - Dado - Serbia
3.  Gerhard Richter - Senior41 - Germany
4.  Zoran Tanasić - ZoranT - Serbia
5.  Zafer Hüseyin Ergan - Zhergan - Turkey
6.  Mihajlo Džudžar - Mihajlo - Serbia
7.  Karolina Dzieżyc - Karolonka - Poland
8.  Andrzej Zolynski - Andzol - Poland
9.  Veronika Lengauer - Veronika - Germany
10.  Nicolas Sigler - Puzlifouk - France

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Thu 29 Jan, 2015 2:31 pm
by kontrolor
Februari 2015 - PentoTouch

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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Wed 04 Feb, 2015 2:36 pm
by kontrolor
Current Top 10:

1. Milovan Kovačević - Majkl - Serbia
2. Davor Gavranović - Dado - Serbia
3. Karolina Dzieżyc - Karolonka - Poland
4. Zoran Tanasić - Zorant - Serbia
5. Zafer Hüseyin Ergan - Zhergan - Turkey
6. Gülçin Sabancý - Gsabanci - Turkey
7. Urmas Raude - UrRa - Estonia
8. Vefa Kurt - Kurtvefa - Turkey
9. Nicolas Sigler - Puzlifouk - France
10. Elzabeta Jurković - Elza - Serbia

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sun 08 Feb, 2015 1:27 am
by kontrolor
The new order of the first 10:

1. Milovan Kovačević - Majkl - Serbia
2. Karolina Dzieżyc - Karolonka - Poland
3. Davor Gavranović - Dado - Serbia
4. Gülçin Sabancý - Gsabanci - Turkey
5. Zafer Hüseyin Ergan - Zhergan - Turkey
6. Zoran Tanasić - Zorant - Serbia
7. Vefa Kurt - Kurtvefa - Turkey
8. Nicolas Sigler - Puzlifouk - France
9. Urmas Raude - UrRa - Estonia
10. Elzabeta Jurković - Elza - Serbia

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Fri 27 Feb, 2015 1:25 am
by kontrolor
The March optimization - Target

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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Mon 30 Mar, 2015 6:43 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Wed 29 Apr, 2015 11:17 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sun 10 May, 2015 2:20 pm
by PuzzleScot
Hi. I took part in one of these some time ago. I seem to remember there was a high score table somewhere.
Can you let me know where that is please (if it exists), and how to submit an answer for the optimiser?

Thanks.

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Fri 29 May, 2015 5:17 pm
by kontrolor
PuzzleScot wrote:Hi. I took part in one of these some time ago. I seem to remember there was a high score table somewhere.
Can you let me know where that is please (if it exists), and how to submit an answer for the optimiser?

Thanks.
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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Fri 29 May, 2015 5:20 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Wed 01 Jul, 2015 2:07 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sun 11 Oct, 2015 3:48 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Wed 28 Oct, 2015 6:59 pm
by kontrolor
The November optimization - Pentathlon

http://enigmatika.webs.com/leagueoptimizers2015th.htm


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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sat 07 May, 2016 10:57 pm
by kontrolor

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Thu 01 Sep, 2016 5:55 pm
by kontrolor
In memoriam Georg Filser

As suggested by our friend Zafer, this puzzle is in tribute to Georg Filser, the author of numerous great optimizations on LMD web site, devotee and master of filomino, who passed away this July.

http://enigmatika.webs.com/leagueoptimizers2016th.htm


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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Fri 02 Sep, 2016 7:35 pm
by zhergan
Hi to all,

On 21th of july I've learned that Georg Filser (aka geophil) had passed away from the
site Logic Masters Deutschland e.V. We haven't met personally but we have wrote each other
via Logic Masters forum site. I felt very sad when I've heard his passing :cry: Then towards the end of
july I told Jovan my idea about an optimizer dedicated to Georg and now here it is. I want to thank
Jovan realizing such an idea very quickly. There were some nominees for the puzzle type and fillomino
was one of them. In june 2007 there was a fillomino optimizer published on LM site. Bernhard Seckinger
(aka Berni) mentioned that the idea for that optimizer and also the puzzle itself came from Georg.
So I think this one fits good here. I hope that there will be more puzzlers dealing with this nice task
till deadline which is on 18th of september. I know there exists lots of optimization addict good puzzlers.
I hope that they want to give a try in this one to honour Georg. Rest in peace Georg.. :(

Kind regards,

Zafer

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Mon 05 Sep, 2016 9:37 pm
by kiwijam
If you don't normally try optimizing, this is a good one to start with.
The rules are simple: Fit a fillomino solution into the mostly-empty grid, using digits 1-9.

Your score is the sum of all digits used, so using big numbers is good.
But also for every row and column: if there are x different digits in that row/column then you add x^2 points to your score. So using a variety of numbers is good.
There is an Excel sheet that calculates the score for you. See example of a solution here.
I haven't spent much time on it, it's not obvious what approach gives the best scores...

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Mon 05 Sep, 2016 10:04 pm
by kontrolor
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Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Thu 15 Sep, 2016 9:44 pm
by kontrolor
The current top 10:

1. Anti Sõlg - Anti - Estonia
2. Krešimir Stracenski - Strac - Croatia
3. Gerhard Richter - Senior41 - Germany
4. Stefano Forcolin - Stefano - Italy
5. Sebastian Matschke - Semax - Germany
6. Zafer Huseyin Ergan - Zhergan - Turkey
7. Zoran Tanasić - Zorant - Serbia
8. Karolina Dzieżyc - Karolonka - Poland
9. Vladimir Burik - Mihalich - Ukraine
10. Milovan Kovačević - Majkl - Serbia

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sun 02 Oct, 2016 12:40 am
by kontrolor
The October optimization - Skyscrapers

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sat 26 Nov, 2016 12:51 am
by kontrolor
The December optimization - It's time for a Christmas tree

http://enigmatika.webs.com/leagueoptimizers2016th.htm

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Tue 31 Jan, 2017 1:21 am
by kontrolor
February optimization - SUDOKU out-inside

Re: Monthly optimization

Posted: Sun 06 Aug, 2017 9:56 pm
by kontrolor
The August optimization PentoLoop

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