Activity Selection Problem

Calculator for calculating the Activity Selection Problem

Calculate the Activity Selection Problem

This function calculates the Activity Selection Problem

The activity selection​ problem is an optimization problem used to find the maximum number of activities a person can perform if they can only work on one activity at a time. This problem is also known as the interval scheduling maximization problem (ISMP).

Input format

The data can be entered as a series of numbers, separated by semicolons or spaces. It is recommended to enter the data as a list (one value per line).

Activity Selection Calculator

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 Activity Selection

The graphic above shows that activities a1, a2, a4 and a5 can be carried out by one person since there is no overlap in time.

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