Tag Archives: AIC strong links

A Bifurcated Coloring of the AIC Slink


In this post, the AIC slink produces an alternative solution of a puzzle originally solved by a rather extreme pattern coloring analysis. This solution demonstrates how the AIC Slink enhances the already powerful technique of Medusa coloring. The July 11 … Continue reading

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Slink vs. Coloring Networks and Illogical Sudoku


This post reports a surprising fact about multiple solution puzzles, that solutions found by backtracking tree search can be logically inconsistent. Specifically, such solutions violate the coloring network implied by the givens. I happened on this fact by means of … Continue reading

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