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Topic: Integer Cube
Replies: 11   Last Post: Jul 31, 2002 6:26 AM

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Randall Rathbun

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I doubt the solution exists
Posted: Jul 31, 2002 12:20 AM
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Since I am the one who spent 7500+ computer hours searching for the
perfect cuboid, and looking carefully at the behavior of the face
pentacycles, I rather doubt a perfect cuboid exists, however anyone is
welcome to search to 2^64, provided their computer network is fast
enough. (it might take more computers than are in existance to do this
reasonably since the search was order O n log n thus making the search
10E11 times longer) Do you want to wait 150 billion years?

Randall

P.S. Perhaps this is a good reason why such problems should be tackled
with a quantum computer if brute force searches are made.




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