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Unformatted text preview: 1. Please discuss why metaheuristic search methods may lead to suboptimal solutions. This method just changes items until they happen to work in that particular place. Although they work there it may not be there best place. Take the school teaching example from the book (126) the teachers are moved around until the math teachers are in the math room the science and English teachers in their proper rooms/grade level but if you had teachers who could teach at different levels you might have a math teacher who was comfortable teaching 11 th grade teathing 3 rd gade and vice versa. 2. Research a leading search engine and describe what kind of search algorithm it uses. Please provide your review of the algorithm. Google.com uses links to websites to help decide the sites importance, the sites that hate the most links to them are apparently the most useful. Google also looks for the keywords on the page and counts how many times that word is in the text, also it checks to see if the keyword is...
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This note was uploaded on 12/30/2009 for the course COS 451 taught by Professor Jasonlitz during the Summer '09 term at Thomas Edison State.
- Summer '09