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Old 04-17-2013, 10:40 AM
Elroch Elroch is offline
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Default Re: Question on puzzle from lecture #5

Originally Posted by vikram360 View Post
So, ( I'm asking just to reinforce my understanding of this)
What Prof. Abu-Mostafa was saying was, given
o o o
o o x
o x o

are allowed, the following i.e

o x x
x o x
x x o
x x x

are not allowed ?
I think John Bang's inference that you meant to include x o o in the "allowed list" is correct. But, as an alternative, your

o x x
x o x
x x o
x x x

would be allowed on their own but, similarly, it would not be possible to add any other.
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