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Forum: Puzzles 2022-09-08, 15:43
Replies: 4
Views: 981
Posted By Dieter
September 2022 Ponder This

Looking at

LLLRH H
LRR HHH
LRRRH H,

I don’t see the symmetry. The second and the third L in the first line differ from the third line.
Is anyone able to explain, in what way that is...
Forum: Puzzles 2022-09-03, 11:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By Dieter
I can confirm this value, but my code needs about...

I can confirm this value, but my code needs about 2 hours.

0,072 seconds for the transition from 2^n to 2^(n+1)
Forum: Puzzles 2022-08-28, 05:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By Dieter
Meanwhile my best code needs 45 seconds for the...

Meanwhile my best code needs 45 seconds for the transition from 2^n to 2^(n+1). One thread, I don´t know how to parallelize.
Forum: Puzzles 2022-08-18, 08:35
Replies: 12
Views: 1,781
Posted By Dieter
T(n) := time to compute the number of ways to...

T(n) := time to compute the number of ways to perform a dance of n units.

T(2^256) = 2^232 * T(2^24) ??? Are there algorithms without "T is proportional to n"?

I only want to know, if there are...
Forum: Puzzles 2022-06-19, 05:30
Replies: 9
Views: 1,688
Posted By Dieter
n=21: …77 ?

n=21: …77 ?
Forum: Puzzles 2022-05-29, 12:16
Replies: 7
Views: 2,803
Posted By Dieter
April 2022

Did anyone else find the excellent solution of Anders Kaseorg?
How do you find something like that?
Forum: Puzzles 2022-03-23, 07:30
Replies: 21
Views: 3,612
Posted By Dieter
Thumbs up Thank you for this clarification. I wasn’t able...

Thank you for this clarification. I wasn’t able to solve the puzzle, and the published solutions were not helpful.
Your algorithm in the simplest form - without trying to find sums with less terms –...
Forum: Puzzles 2022-03-21, 09:45
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By Dieter
For p=9173 my code yields E(p) = 45821/1061 =...

For p=9173 my code yields E(p) = 45821/1061 = 43,1866 (n=4)
Forum: Puzzles 2022-03-14, 17:47
Replies: 7
Views: 1,740
Posted By Dieter
I can confirm the values of dg. For n=4 I...

I can confirm the values of dg.

For n=4 I have E = 41,46748351.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-08, 15:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dieter
Ponder This October 2021

The text of the challenge is updated.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-04, 14:34
Replies: 3
Views: 1,109
Posted By Dieter
No. That‘s my understanding, too.

No. That‘s my understanding, too.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-10-04, 10:03
Replies: 20
Views: 5,536
Posted By Dieter
The published bonus solution agrees with my...

The published bonus solution agrees with my submitted solution (174).
I would like to know the teams for the better solutions (<150).
Forum: Puzzles 2021-09-14, 05:39
Replies: 20
Views: 5,536
Posted By Dieter
Your last 4735 has changed to 4753...

Your last 4735 has changed to 4753 ("Zahlendreher"), but without consequences for the damage.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-09-13, 09:57
Replies: 20
Views: 5,536
Posted By Dieter
That are very good values. I'm happy to have...

That are very good values. I'm happy to have found a 50-solution this morning - too late for being listed.
It's consoling for me that there are not many solvers until 11/09.
I have no code...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-09-06, 07:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,488
Posted By Dieter
The publication of the solution wasn’t helpful...

The publication of the solution wasn’t helpful for me.

Can anyone explain the strategy: “All players are perfectly rational - they always choose which player to remove in a way that maximizes...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-06-02, 08:12
Replies: 35
Views: 6,983
Posted By Dieter
That's my opinion, too. I have only 246 under...

That's my opinion, too. I have only 246 under 2**64.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-05-05, 08:04
Replies: 17
Views: 5,184
Posted By Dieter
The text of the challenge is updated. 1)...

The text of the challenge is updated.

1) F_0 = 0
2) It's explicitly formulated that A_0 and A_1 have to be relatively prime.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-05-03, 05:52
Replies: 17
Views: 5,184
Posted By Dieter
Have A_0 and A_1 to be relatively prime? He...

Have A_0 and A_1 to be relatively prime? He didn't write it.
Otherwise A_0 = 4 and A_1 = 6 yielded a Fibonacci-like sequence without primes.
But that cannot be the challenge.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-25, 04:46
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
Yes. I'm sure that Kebbaj wanted to say this. ...

Yes. I'm sure that Kebbaj wanted to say this.

I repeat: Look at #2! That was my first comment to this challenge.

Or look at #8 (uau): "Those refer to different things with "step".

Seems...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-24, 14:47
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
Look at #2! That was my first comment.

Look at #2! That was my first comment.
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-07, 05:20
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
I only repeated this part of the challenge with...

I only repeated this part of the challenge with other words. If A explains anything to C and B explains the same matter using other words, B always has an advantage to be understood!
I admire the...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-05, 16:55
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
In the challenge sometimes k is the number of...

In the challenge sometimes k is the number of spins and sometimes k is the number of elements in the remaining sets. For the number of possibilities that doesn‘t make a difference, because (n...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-05, 16:44
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
„There are no unwinnable sets for n smaller than...

„There are no unwinnable sets for n smaller than 9“. An example:

n=8, k=4=number of spins. When the player chooses a number q and makes 4 spins, he gets a combination of 4 different numbers...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-04, 20:11
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
I'm pretty sure the intended meaning is...

I'm pretty sure the intended meaning is "infinitesimally small". That is, the phrasing is only intended to indicate which of the two sectors is the one removed, not meant to imply that any finite...
Forum: Puzzles 2021-04-04, 13:41
Replies: 25
Views: 4,930
Posted By Dieter
If I replace "clockwise" by "anti-clockwise" it...

If I replace "clockwise" by "anti-clockwise" it is possible to confirm the three unwinnable sets of the example.
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