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Code:pyraminxRoe2001
Title:Pyraminx
Author:Chris Roe
Date:Aug-2001
Type:model
Funding:PhD - PhD thesis
Short description:A Sasami example of the Pyraminx problem
EM Technologies:tkeden, %eden, %scout, %sasami
Keywords:game, education, geometry
empublic references:rubiksCarter1999
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Tour:README

This model was inspired by the Rubik's cube model (rubiksCarter1999) and was my attempt to learn how to use the Sasami notation. It is a tethradron version of the Rubik's cube. This version is unlike the real-life model in that it is not solid but is still the same problem and can be solved in the same way. There is an interesting attempt at writing an agent-based script to solve the Pyraminx without specifying an algorithm. At the moment this does not fully work but a description of how it works and how it could be improved is in the README file.

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README 4681 12:06 PM Apr 25 2002 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
README.xml 1123 05:21 PM Aug 13 2002 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
Run.e 39 12:06 PM Apr 25 2002 04:05 PM Dec 15 2014
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empublic system initially created by Ashley Ward with assistance from Chris Roe and Meurig Beynon.