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HIROIMONO Is NP-Complete

  • Daniel Andersson
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4475)

Abstract

In a Hiroimono puzzle, one must collect a set of stones from a square grid, moving along grid lines, picking up stones as one encounters them, and changing direction only when one picks up a stone. We show that deciding the solvability of such puzzles is NP-complete.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel Andersson
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  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, University of AarhusDenmark

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