, Volume 5, Issue 11, pp 80–89 | Cite as

How safe is Sam Lloyd’s bet? The 15-puzzle and beyond

  • Jyoti Ramakrishnan


Good Position Permutation Group Starting Position Galois Theory Simple Move 
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Suggested Reading

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    B Sury, An introduction to Galois theory,Resonance vol. 4, No. 10, pp. 47–60, 1999.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Aaron F Archer, A Modern Treatment of the 15-Puzzle,American Mathematical Monthly, Vol. 106, pp. 793–799, 1999.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    N McCoy and G J Janusz,Introduction to Modern Algebra, Universal Book Stall, New Delhi, 4th ed., 1990.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jyoti Ramakrishnan
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  1. 1.M. Stat. IInd YearIndian Statistical InstituteBangaloreIndia

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