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Solutions

Anany Levitin and Maria Levitin

in Algoristhmic Puzzles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199740444
eISBN:
9780197563021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199740444.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Software Engineering

Most puzzles do not lend themselves to such simple solutions. This one is a rare exception in that the man has just one meaningful choice on all but the third trip The puzzle can also be solved by ... More


Four Strategies

Nancy Cartwright and Jeremy Hardie

in Evidence-Based Policy: A Practical Guide to Doing It Better

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199841608
eISBN:
9780190252618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199841608.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter discusses four strategies to aid in both horizontal and vertical searches. These are the pre-mortem; thinking step-by-step and thinking backwards; it works by means of what; and ... More


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