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CVPR
2011
IEEE
8 years 6 months ago
A fully automated greedy square jigsaw puzzle solver
In the square jigsaw puzzle problem one is required to reconstruct the complete image from a set of non-overlapping, unordered, square puzzle parts. Here we propose a fully automa...
Dolev Pomeranz, Michal Shemesh, Ohad Ben-Shahar
WEBI
2010
Springer
9 years 12 days ago
Exploiting Puzzle Diversity in Puzzle Selection for ESP-Like GWAP Systems
The ESP game belongs to the genre called Games with a Purpose (GWAP), which leverage people's desire to be entertained and also outsource certain steps of the computational p...
Yu-Song Syu, Hsiao-Hsuan Yu, Ling-Jyh Chen
COMGEO
2004
ACM
9 years 2 months ago
A global approach to automatic solution of jigsaw puzzles
We present a new algorithm for automatically solving jigsaw puzzles byshapealone.Thealgorithm cansolvemore difficult puzzlesthan couldbesolved before, without the use of backtracki...
David Goldberg, Christopher Malon, Marshall W. Ber...
ICGA
2008
123views Optimization» more  ICGA 2008»
9 years 2 months ago
A Survey of NP-Complete Puzzles
Single-player games (often called puzzles) have received considerable attention from the scientific community. Consequently, interesting insights into some puzzles, and into the a...
Graham Kendall, Andrew J. Parkes, Kristian Spoerer
AAAI
2007
9 years 4 months ago
Generating and Solving Logic Puzzles through Constraint Satisfaction
Solving logic puzzles has become a very popular past-time, particularly since the Sudoku puzzle started appearing in newspapers all over the world. We have developed a puzzle gene...
Barry O'Sullivan, John Horan
ISAAC
2004
Springer
115views Algorithms» more  ISAAC 2004»
9 years 8 months ago
Puzzles, Art, and Magic with Algorithms
Solving and designing puzzles, creating sculpture and architecture, and inventing magic tricks all lead to fun and interesting algorithmic problems. This paper describes some of o...
Erik D. Demaine
INFOCOM
2005
IEEE
9 years 8 months ago
Design and implementation of network puzzles
Abstract— Client puzzles have been proposed in a number of protocols as a mechanism for mitigating the effects of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. In order to provid...
Wu-chi Feng, Edward C. Kaiser, A. Luu
ICISS
2009
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Making Peer-Assisted Content Distribution Robust to Collusion Using Bandwidth Puzzles
Many peer-assisted content-distribution systems reward a peer based on the amount of data that this peer serves to others. However, validating that a peer did so is, to our knowled...
Michael K. Reiter, Vyas Sekar, Chad Spensky, Zheng...
EVOW
2010
Springer
9 years 9 months ago
Evolutionary Algorithm for Generation of Entertaining Shinro Logic Puzzles
A Shinro puzzle is a type of deductive reasoning puzzle that originated in Japanese periodicals. To solve the puzzle, one must locate twelve hidden stones on an 8x8 grid using only...
David Oranchak
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