Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

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Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

Postby m_b_metcalf » Wed Mar 09, 2022 3:56 pm

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+---+-----------+---+-----------+---+  x-windoku, 11 clues, ED=12.2/7.7/2.9                     

.....1................2......3.....4..5......4.....6......175..............8.....                                           


This took 10 hours to rate, and even checking its validity takes SE ~10s.

Mike
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Re: Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

Postby urhegyi » Wed Mar 09, 2022 5:30 pm

The latest available 1to9only version rates this in 64 minutes as SE=12.2/7.6/2.9 : congratulations for finding the highest rating ever!!!
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Re: Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

Postby m_b_metcalf » Wed Mar 09, 2022 6:48 pm

urhegyi wrote:The latest available 1to9only version rates this in 64 minutes as SE=12.2/7.6/2.9 : congratulations for finding the highest rating ever!!!

Thanks. I'm using version 1.18.1, which I recently downloaded. Is that not the latest?

I have some more in the pipeline - let's see what they rate at.

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Postby 1to9only » Wed Mar 09, 2022 7:03 pm

SudokuMonster's SukakuExplainer latest released 2021.9.23 is 1.8.1.
1to9only's SukakuExplainer latest release is 2022.1.4.

There are implementation differences between the two, but they both have threaded chaining so rating times should be about the same!!

Also the times shown would depend on the processor used, the newer/faster the better, and the more cores (threads) help in the chaining bits.
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Re: Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

Postby m_b_metcalf » Thu Mar 10, 2022 7:33 am

Another:
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.....1..............234............5......6..7.....8.......24..............9.....  11 ED=12.1/7.7/2.9

It was reasonable to expect such ratings, given that the highest rating for an x-sudoku, as far as I know, is ED=12.0/12.0/8.1 .
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Re: Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

Postby urhegyi » Thu Mar 10, 2022 2:55 pm

I found 2 more examples with an analog and an even higher rating for your second pattern:
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.....5..............679............1......3..8.....4.......69..............2.....  11 ED=12.1/7.7/2.9
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.....6..............924............8......7..7.....1.......54..............6.....  11 ED=12.2/7.7/2.9
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Re: Highest rated x-windoku ever, SE 12.2

Postby m_b_metcalf » Thu Mar 10, 2022 6:53 pm

urhegyi wrote:I found 2 more examples with an analog and an even higher rating for your second pattern:
Yes, I found that higher one too in my pipeline, which is now empty. There were no more 12+s, so I'm stoping now.

It was fun while it lasted!.

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