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Re: Puzzle: need a more general algorithm

by dragonchild (Archbishop)
on Jul 08, 2002 at 19:49 UTC ( #180296=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Puzzle: need a more general algorithm

Three possibilities:

  1. More columns than categories
  2. Equal
  3. More categories than columns
The first is insoluble. The second is trivial. The third is interesting.

In the third, just combine neighboring categories into a "super-category" and re-evaluate.

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