I have developed a computer program named evocom to solve The Eight Queens Problem. I have also written a paper quantitively analysing and demonstrating fundamental aspects of biological evolution.
You can download evocom program and related paper at:
I have used great open source tools and free products in my work. Here they are:
- TextWrangler : A brilliant text editor for Mac. Simple, fast, reliable, user friendly, got syntax-coloring.
- Python: Mac comes with Python, free to download for Windows at http://www.python.org/
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