Distinguish between the problem and its solution
But given a problem how do you find A solution?
Enumerate (find all potential solutions)
Reduce to a Simpler, Generic Problem (abstract
the guts of the problem)
Find an Affinity Problem (and known solution)
Divide and Conquer (find constituent small problems)
Find an Approximate Answer (how close is good
The Yale Plan
Last updated 2000/01/19
© J.A.N. Lee, 2000.