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Max SE delta between 2 puzzles with 1 given difference

Postby Hajime » Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:29 am

During the Pattern Gaming I found some puzzles with only 1 different given, but a huge SE rating difference.
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PG430
..1..2....2..3..4.5..6....7.4.7....6..8...5..1....4.7.4....9..8.6..2..3....3..7.. ED=8.8/1.2/1.2
..1..2....2..3..4.5..6....7.4.7....6..8...5..1....4.7.4....9..8.6..7..3....3..7.. ED=1.5/1.2/1.2

PG435
1.23......34.5..6.57...4...7.......1.8.....3...5...9.......9.82.2..3.75....2..4.3 ED=9.1/1.2/1.2   
1.23......34.5..6.57...4...7.......1.8.....3...5...9.......1.82.2..3.75....2..4.3 ED=1.2/1.2/1.2
I wonder if a greater gap exists (not necessarily minimal or symmetrical).

Definition of the gab in integers: ED=9.1/1.2/1.2 - ED=1.2/1.2/1.2 = 91012012 - 12012012 = 79000000
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Re: Max SE delta between 2 puzzles with 1 given difference

Postby m_b_metcalf » Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:45 pm

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.1......23....45......6..7....4...6...7.3.8...2...9.....9.7.....4.5....18......3.   10.6/1.2/1.2 - papy999  PG 322
.1......23....45......6..7....4...6...7.3.8...2...1.....9.7.....4.5....18......3.    1.5/1.2/1.2

Gap = 91000000

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Re: Max SE delta between 2 puzzles with 1 given difference

Postby Hajime » Fri Oct 01, 2021 4:28 pm

Great! PG322 is already 3 years in the past.
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Re: Max SE delta between 2 puzzles with 1 given difference

Postby m_b_metcalf » Fri Oct 01, 2021 4:36 pm

Hajime wrote:Great! PG322 is already 3 years in the past.

I scanned all PG puzzles with ER>=10.0. This was the only one which resulted in a wider gap than the one you'd already found.
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Re: Max SE delta between 2 puzzles with 1 given difference

Postby mith » Fri Oct 01, 2021 5:19 pm

I'm checking against the database; it's working on 11.4s now, nothing yet.
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Re: Max SE delta between 2 puzzles with 1 given difference

Postby mith » Fri Oct 01, 2021 6:01 pm

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98.7..6..7......85..6......64..9.7....36..........7.2.49....8....89....1...84..6.  ED=11.4/1.2/1.2 PAQ
98.7..6..7......85..6......64..9.7....36..........7.2.49....8....79....1...84..6.  ED=1.5/1.2/1.2


Could be one with a higher EP, or with a 1.2 ER for the easy version, but I think I'll stop looking now.
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