Questions tagged [algorithm]

A puzzle related to algorithms (a main concept in computer science). Puzzles may ask for an algorithm as an answer or require the analysis of a given algorithm.

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Rolling dice in a box

A box containing identical dice that were arranged to have same orientation has a missing die at the center (see figure). The dice moves to the free space for they can change orientation and ...
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The New York Time's "Letter Boxed" Puzzle (spoiler)

WARNING: I solved this puzzle and posted a solution below. I'm posting this more for muse. Hello! I don't know if anyone's enjoyed this puzzle on The New York Times website, but I find it rather fun. ...
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Finding all possible solutions of a japanese sums puzzle

I'm trying to think of an algorithm that gives out all possible solutions to a japanese sums puzzle. It's not an a college assignment or anything, I'm giving puzzles to my cousin for fun, but want to ...