John Hazen wrote:
> * Brian Quinlan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2005-07-15 02:08]:
>>You can find the first problem here:
> I have one question about the problem. Is the cost we are to minimize
> the cost of arriving in the target city at all, or the cost of arriving
> at the target city at the end of the final day of the schedule?
> (If you were traveling to a conference, for example, you'd have a
> specific arrival time, and a cost to stay in the destination city until
> that time. But, if you were going to sight-see, then you could arrive
> at any time, and begin your itinerary upon arrival.)
> Say I can find a combination of flights that gets me to the target at
> the end of day 3 for 390 units, and a combination that gets me there at
> the end of day 4 for 400. If you count the hostel cost from day 3 to
> day 4, the first combination costs 410. So, which is preferred?
> P.S. I just realized this may be answered be the test suite, but I'm
> still at the thinking stage.
What we really need is a problem *specification* contest.