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Cover of: Book of computer puzzles by edited by Simon Dally.

Book of computer puzzles
edited by Simon Dally.

Published by Century Communications in London .
Written in English.

About the Book

This book was the result of the best puzzles submitted to a competition in Acorn User magazine . The book is worth buying just to see the elegant coding of the winning puzzle which solves the ancient puzzle of the Chess Board Knight's Tour without resorting to the usual 'diamonds and squares' method.
Sadly, the editor Simon Dally died on the 26th of March 1989.

First Sentence

This book was born out of the experience of setting the competitions for Acorn User each month since its launching in July 1982.

Table of Contents

Knight's Tour Set by Gordon Horsington 8
Inncorect Snooker Set by Alan Mulick 9
Serious Birthdays Set by B J Lester 10
Club Outing Set by C D Turner 11
Another 16 puzzles Set by various contributors 12-27
Coding of the puzzles Solutions in BBC BASIC 30-95

Edition Notes

Series The Century/Acorn User Book of Computer Puzzles

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class 793.7/4
Library of Congress GV1493

The Physical Object

Pagination 95p. :
Number of pages 95

ID Numbers

Open Library OL15157004M
ISBN 10 071260541X
OCLC/WorldCat 12582247
Goodreads 4067513

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