[r-t] Stedman problem
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Mon Nov 19 18:49:29 UTC 2007
9E705836421 2.4.6s.8s.10.11.12.13 (14)
197E5264830 126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52.14s (16)
Start from rounds as the third row of a slow six
Philip Earis said on 19/11/2007 06:56:
> I have another Stedman composing problem (a shorter one this time). Any
> answers gratefully received.
> I want to get from rounds to the row 197E5264830T in as short a time as
> possible, with the additional constrain that the touch contains back rounds.
> I'm happy to start from any point in the six, though the change 197E5264830T
> should be at backstroke, ideally at the six end. I have a preference for the
> back rounds occuring at a plain six end, but I'm not overly fussy about
> I can do this in 48 sixes as below (using a conventional start), but I
> suspect something shorter will be possible.
> 1.4s.184.108.40.206.220.127.116.11s.20s (24 sixes to bring up back rounds)
> 1.3.5s.7s.10.11.13.16.19.21s.22 (24 sixes to bring up end point)
> Can anyone help? As ever, there's a pint in it for the best solution.
> Philip Saddlton did have a program on his website
> (http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/saddleton/stedman/turn.htm) to find the shortest
> possible turning course between two rows which would have been relevant, but
> sadly the lnik appears to be broken.
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