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Non-Commutative Gaussian Elimination and Rubik's Cube

Graduate Student Seminar, University of Toronto

BA6183, 12PM, October 23, 2007

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.

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