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The configuration space of the 4-arms machine is homeomorphic to a torus constructed from 16 squares(notice that opposite sides of the big square are identified). To each position of the central joint in which no arm is streched, there coresponds 24=16 states (each joint can take 2 positions), one state for each square. Learn more about the 4-arms machine


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