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Michael Wojcik Silver badge

Re: I'm wondering ....

the optimal paths to Hitler from any given Wikipedia article (possibly using Dijkstra's algorithm or something similar)

Dijkstra's would work, but it'd be a good application for an ant algorithm. Now that you mention it, that'd be a nice assignment for a CS undergrad, combining practical stuff like HTTP scraping and HTML parsing with the graph data structure and algorithm work.

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