The circle-packing package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

Given a number of circles with their radii, this packags tries arrange them tightly, without overlap and forming a large circle.

Finding the optimal solution is NP hard, so only heuristics are feasible. This particular implementation is neither very good nor very fast, compared to the state of the art in research. Nevertheless it is simple to use and gives visually acceptable results.

Contributions of better algorithms are welcome.


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Versions0.1.0.0, 0.1.0.1, 0.1.0.2, 0.1.0.3
Dependenciesbase (>=4.5 && <4.7)
LicenseBSD3
Copyright2012, Joachim Breitner
AuthorJoachim Breitner <mail@joachim-breitner.de>
MaintainerJoachim Breitner <mail@joachim-breitner.de>
CategoryOptimisation
Source repositoryhead: darcs get http://darcs.nomeata.de/circle-packing
UploadedSun Dec 16 18:19:42 UTC 2012 by JoachimBreitner
DistributionsNixOS:0.1.0.3, Stackage:0.1.0.3
Downloads4780 total (252 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs uploaded by user
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