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Non-Commutative Gaussian Elimination and Rubik's Cube

Adams Society, St. John's College, University of Cambridge
January 23, 2013

Abstract. A simple generalization of Gaussian elimination to a non-commutative setting allows us to solve the cube and a dozen other permutation group puzzles in no effort at all.

Talk video. .    Handout: NCGE.html, NCGE.pdf, NCGE.png.

Sources: NCGE.zip.    Pensieve / Program: 2013-01: NCGE.