Packing 16, 17 of 18 circles in an equilateral triangle

J.B.M. Melissen, Peter Schuur

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Abstract

We present new, efficient packings for 16, 17 and 18 congruent circles in an equilateral triangle. The results have been found by the use of simulated annealing and a quasi-Newton optimization technique, supplemented with some human intelligence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-342
Number of pages10
JournalDiscrete mathematics
Volume142
Issue number1-3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Keywords

  • METIS-124528
  • IR-20854

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