Assigning Classes

Philippe Bruhat (BooK) philippe.bruhat at
Tue Sep 10 11:27:47 BST 2013

On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:18:47AM +0100, Nicholas Clark wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 11:42:25AM +0200, Philippe Bruhat (BooK) wrote:
> > 
> > I'd say it's more of a distributed solution, since the work is distributed
> > over the computing power of the students. It also has the nice benefit
> > that the more dissatisfied a student initialy is, the more computing
> > power they'll apply to improving the solution. Which should improve the
> > overall satisfaction.
> It might be impractical in this case. If the bandwidth and latency of the
> interconnects between the distributed nodes isn't good enough, then it may
> not be possible for the hive mind to find a solution before classes need to
> start.

OTOH, it might improve the network connectivity.

 Philippe Bruhat (BooK)

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