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Author Phillip.M.Feldman
Recipients Phillip.M.Feldman, Phillip.M.Feldman@gmail.com, cvrebert, mark.dickinson, rhettinger, terry.reedy
Date 2011-09-25.02:50:50
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Raymond-

I think that you may have overestimated the complexity of the problem.  In about 5 hours, I coded, debugged, and documented a set of generator functions to solve the general formulation (including box limits) for three occupancy problems:

- unlabeled balls in labeled boxes,
- unlabeled_balls_in_unlabeled_boxes, and
- labeled_balls_in_unlabeled_boxes.

(I will add labeled balls in labeled boxes, although this case is less interesting).

On the other hand, I agree with your comment that the general need for these has not yet been demonstrated.  I will post my code to PyPI and we'll see what happens.
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