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International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

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IJMECS Vol.5, No.3, Apr. 2013

Solution and Level Identification of Sudoku Using Harmony Search

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Author(s)

Satyendra Nath Mandal,Saumi Sadhu

Index Terms

Sudoku, Harmony search, Time complexity, Level of Sudoku, Probability metric

Abstract

Different optimization techniques have been used to solve Sudoku. Zong Woo Geem have applied harmony search in Sudoku to get better result. He has taken a Sudoku and time complexity has been optimized by different values of parameters. But, he has not given way of solution in details. He has also not given any idea to recognize the level of Sudoku. In this paper, an algorithm has been proposed based on harmony search to solve and identify the Sudoku efficiently. It has been observed that time complexity i.e. the maximum number of iteration has been reduced by choosing appropriate parameter values. The level of Sudoku has also been identified using probability metric. Finally, the number of iterations has been calculated with different values of parameters and the level of different Sudoku has been identified.

Cite This Paper

Satyendra Nath Mandal,Saumi Sadhu,"Solution and Level Identification of Sudoku Using Harmony Search", IJMECS, vol.5, no.3, pp.49-55, 2013.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2013.03.07

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