Sudoku is just one of hundreds of great puzzle types. This column presents obscure logic puzzles of various sorts and challenges the readers to solve the puzzles in two ways: by hand and with Mathematica. For the latter , solvers are invited to send their code to firstname.lastname@example.org. The person submitting the most elegant solution will receive a prize. In 1940,… (More)
A review of the book, "Number-Crunching: Taming Unruly Computational Problems from Mathematical Physics to Science Fiction," by Paul J. Nahin.