Weekly update 41

Post date: Jan 2, 2015 3:44:15 PM

I've been working on and off over the holidays and put in almost a full week this week. My main concern has been finding and fixing bugs in Bungee after changing the optimization algorithm for creating layouts. I decided to implement a genetic algorithm to optimize the locations of pads and order of linear infrastructure development. It seems to be working fairly well, though I need to do more rigorous testing to determine if it's an improvement over the previous methods.

Today I am working on putting together an outline for the supporting information for my third chapter. It's going to be a massive amount of text because I have to summarize Bungee's methods and put in additional info about results, but hopefully it will be shorter than the main document. We'll see!