Color Sudoku game adds twist to computing

A new style of the popular puzzle game is hoped to spur wider recognition for a rather unorthodox way of thinking about computing.

Beware. There's a new Soduku game that could prove to be as addictive as the original. Antony Harfield, a doctoral student in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Warwick U.K., based a new colorized version of the Japanese game on empirical modeling. This "pays more attention to what humans take into account and provides a practical means to explore problems that aren't so cut and dry," according to MSNBC's article. In the new game, each number is given a color, with empty squares blending the colors of numbers that could fit. The colors of the open squares change as the possible combinations decrease.

Read the full story on MSNBC: "Color Sudoku game adds twist to computing"

 

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