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Old 2021-07-21, 00:01   #11
Viliam Furik
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Originally Posted by jwaltos View Post
I recall reading somewhere that Stephen Wolfram wrote a 3 line Perl script that would solve Soduku..similar to a minesweeper script.
Along those lines, Dijkstra's algorithm - Wikipedia, Knuth, Kaye and a few others should have crossed your path regarding this investigation.
That's possible, but I doubt the script runs in polynomial time.

Yes, they did. But none of them produced a general polynomial-time algorithm, as Wikipedia still states the problem is NP-complete.
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