Category Archives: AI

Playing Jumble and Numble


Jumble Consider the game of Jumble frequently found in newspaper puzzle sections. Typically, 5 or 6 letters are given, and the goal is to unscramble them into an English word. Writing computer programs to work on this puzzle and a … Continue reading

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Terraced scans and writing math in TeX


Imagine going to a bookstore and finding an interesting book. How does a person do such a thing? One possibility would be for this person to pick up the first book ey sees, read it cover to cover, and then … Continue reading

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Essay Review: To Seek Whence Cometh a Sequence


Listen to the beginning of the prelude of the sixth cello suite by Bach, and you’ll notice something interesting. (Here is a performance by Mischa Maisky.) The first few notes are as follows: D-D-D-D-D-F#-D-D-A-D-D-D(up one octave). So, it starts with … Continue reading

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