DJ – Project Scoping

  • Mastermind Solving Algorithms
  • History

It first came out in 1972 (although there was a similar game before that called Bulls and Cows) and was solved by Donald Knuth in 1977. My method is greatly based on his algorithm.

  • Related Topics

My topic shows that games can be solved by programs. Other programs, like ones which solve sudoku, are similar in that they take a puzzle and come up with a solution

  • Mathematical Basis

Don’t know

  • Sources

<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mastermind_(board_game)>

  • Significant Implementation

My “Significant Implementation” is to actually create a program to solve Mastermind, and have it generalize to any number of pegs and colors.

 

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