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 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-18, 18:07 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne I really doubt that it will come anywhere close... I really doubt that it will come anywhere close to July20.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-06, 19:12 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne Yes, because you can't have any jump statements... Yes, because you can't have any jump statements (JMP_ZERO above) in the middle of a block.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-06, 11:06 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne I would normally call you "paranoid" but now I... I would normally call you "paranoid" but now I wouldn't be surprised given the low quality of the website recently.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-06, 05:57 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne That's clearly a mistake in the figure. That's clearly a mistake in the figure.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-05, 09:40 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne Trust me, you are not the only one. I think... Trust me, you are not the only one. I think ** and \$ is just for formatting, and you can ignore. The sample program is not an indicator of what to expect from the real problem, let alone the...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-01, 19:57 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne Here are the different results of modulo... Here are the different results of modulo operation for negative numbers in some commonly known languages: https://torstencurdt.com/tech/posts/modulo-of-negative-numbers/
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-10-01, 18:46 Replies: 25 Views: 1,357 Posted By SmartMersenne The question is also ill-posed, needs many... The question is also ill-posed, needs many clarifications. For example: how does the algorithm will work for negative integers? Return value of modulo operation changes from one programming language...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-09-25, 19:11 Replies: 33 Views: 2,801 Posted By SmartMersenne Well, I would have expected more discipline when... Well, I would have expected more discipline when it is work. Nobody will question me if I don't work on a problem but all eyes are on you if it is your work to maintain the website and communicate...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-09-24, 09:43 Replies: 33 Views: 2,801 Posted By SmartMersenne Is it only me or are you also annoyed with less... Is it only me or are you also annoyed with less frequent updates and feedback from the new puzzlemaster? I mean the previous guy was also slow but not that much. Only on two occasions the previous...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-09-11, 10:10 Replies: 33 Views: 2,801 Posted By SmartMersenne Yes, the identity mapping is counted as a... Yes, the identity mapping is counted as a permutation. And the mapping can have two disconnected cycles, but I doubt that it would yield a solution. Here is how you should define the mapping:...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-09-07, 13:19 Replies: 33 Views: 2,801 Posted By SmartMersenne This is not pure luck. After some point it is a... This is not pure luck. After some point it is a skill, and you have proven yourself to have that problem-solving skill.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-09-06, 21:03 Replies: 33 Views: 2,801 Posted By SmartMersenne Did you find one with 55? I think the question... Did you find one with 55? I think the question required at least 50.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-04-27, 08:21 Replies: 44 Views: 6,363 Posted By SmartMersenne Not sure, but there must be many equivalent... Not sure, but there must be many equivalent matrices, at least the permutations of all the rest of the points except the originating city, minus the degenerate cases due to isomorphic connections. If...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-03-27, 17:24 Replies: 6 Views: 2,084 Posted By SmartMersenne Can't see your name frequently any more Can't see your name frequently any more
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-02-19, 22:21 Replies: 20 Views: 8,170 Posted By SmartMersenne It is not complex, actually, it is pretty simple:... It is not complex, actually, it is pretty simple: 1) generate a random configuration 2) Test it 3) If no solution found go to 1 Unfortunately, the solution space is extremely sparse, which...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-02-12, 22:17 Replies: 20 Views: 8,170 Posted By SmartMersenne There are ~10020 possible combinations. It... There are ~10020 possible combinations. It is like the puzzle-master is saying "I have a combination in mind, can you find it?" There doesn't seem to be any clue as to how to find it. And we...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-02-11, 21:51 Replies: 20 Views: 8,170 Posted By SmartMersenne Wow! Wow!
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-02-11, 21:29 Replies: 20 Views: 8,170 Posted By SmartMersenne I am finding 33.33333333333334 I am finding 33.33333333333334
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-29, 09:33 Replies: 4 Views: 1,958 Posted By SmartMersenne 3rd movie in that series is also beautiful: ... 3rd movie in that series is also beautiful: brU5yLm9DZM
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-18, 03:16 Replies: 59 Views: 10,123 Posted By SmartMersenne Then I must be making a mistake somewhere while... Then I must be making a mistake somewhere while converting this into fractions.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-17, 00:26 Replies: 59 Views: 10,123 Posted By SmartMersenne After the split, the roots will fall into range... After the split, the roots will fall into range [-1.1], so the mse integrals will blow up.
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-08, 22:02 Replies: 59 Views: 10,123 Posted By SmartMersenne I doubt it. I think they (yes I-B-M) is having... I doubt it. I think they (yes I-B-M) is having difficulties updating their website, and can only do it once a month!
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-06, 20:22 Replies: 59 Views: 10,123 Posted By SmartMersenne In almost all other competition sites the... In almost all other competition sites the feedback is immediate. IBM's bi-weekly updates were bad, then it became monthly which was frustrating, now it is even beyond that which I think is creating a...
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-02, 21:59 Replies: 59 Views: 10,123 Posted By SmartMersenne Btw, the link on the main "Ponder This" page is... Btw, the link on the main "Ponder This" page is also pointing to the same page: http://www.research.ibm.com/haifa/ponderthis/index.shtml
 Forum: Puzzles 2020-01-02, 21:58 Replies: 59 Views: 10,123 Posted By SmartMersenne Silly me. Got it. Thanks! Silly me. Got it. Thanks!
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