Everything about Sudoku that doesn't fit in one of the other sections

Postby qqwref » Thu Jun 08, 2006 2:42 pm

Personally, I call anything that needs cell values to be from 1-9 [or whatever the puzzle says] a "region" for the sake of uniformity and simplicity. I would call any region that isn't commonly named (row, column, box, disjoint-group, diagonal) simply a region.

Of course, the region idea can accomodate any disjoint group you'd care to think of. It can be useful in programming (if you want your program to have a LOT of extra variations, for example) to simply define all rows, columns, boxes, irregular regions, diagonals, etc. as "region"s in a big array and let the program do the rest. (I had to do that when I put 6-dimensional and NRC constraints in mine.)
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Postby Darkozin » Fri Jul 14, 2006 7:57 pm

I call them "number holders" (lol)
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