EventHorizon

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  1. EventHorizon added an answer to a question Amoeba evacuation puzzle   



    So the best you can do is

    00
    00

    or

    0
    0
    ...
    0
    0
    000...00



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  2. EventHorizon added an answer to a question Amoeba evacuation puzzle   

  3. EventHorizon added an answer to a question Amoeba evacuation puzzle   

    Looks like I misunderstood the initial configuration.

    I assumed the x's were already amoeba and not just space to vacate.


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  4. EventHorizon added an answer to a question Amoeba evacuation puzzle   






    Example 2 is not looking good. Perhaps it is unsolvable....


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  5. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Boggle-like Challenge   

    Yay for integer sequences (found using your 19355 )...






    Time to look at 3-regular graphs... which aren't as simple and quite possibly don't have this property.


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  6. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Boggle-like Challenge   

  7. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Boggle-like Challenge   


    N is not going to be that simple to calculate. Any given adjacency you find could have multiple possible cycles that could be found within it (So it may incorrectly be counted multiple times). Adjacencies don't need to be as neatly organized as curr3nt's answer was.



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  8. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Challenged Flight Deck   

    I think the bit debt idea will always have situations that produce contradictions, so I'm thinking it should be discarded.

    I looked over plainglazed's 38, and I think it works. Nice.

    Edit: I got another 38. It's slightly more complicated (1 more branch needed), but is based on yours, so I won't bother posting it. It uses 6of8's and 5of8's in combinations instead of groups of 5's in a bigger group of 20.
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  9. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Challenged Flight Deck   

    I didn't really explain it too well. Here's a (hopefully) better attempt to show that with 3 bits of information, you can get 4 of the next 5 cards right and still end up with 2 bits after


    A couple examples


    Example 2 shows that this method does not work as I thought it did, since I reached a contradiction. So back to the drawing board... hopefully something from this can be salvaged.

    I think it may still work, but that I can't 'borrow' quite as many bits as I thought. I think there needs to be a 1 bit buffer at all times. Hopefully that solves the issue, but I'll need to look into it.
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  10. EventHorizon added an answer to a question Dicey Permutations   

    So, after reading your post and looking at the fewest for 3 again. I thought of one configuration to try. Since testing a configuration with my code is fast, I threw it into my code and...


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  11. EventHorizon added an answer to a question Dicey Permutations   

  12. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Challenged Flight Deck   



    I wondered where I could get that extra bit...
    v v v v v doesn't work








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  13. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Challenged Flight Deck   

    I've got a strategy that gets 38 (or more) on 99.8% of decks, and needs one more bit on the rest... one bit... grr.

    Edit: Hey... 500th post!

    v v v v doesn't work
    Edit 2: I got a strategy that guarantees 38. I'm going to flush out this idea before posting (hoping I can get 39).
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  14. EventHorizon added an answer to a question A Challenged Flight Deck   

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