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Re: [Lingo] inTransitive

On 12/06/07, Jim Breen <> wrote:

I don't think there is a deterministic way of telling which is which,
although they are in families and it is possible sometimes to guess the
other one correctly.

I concur rather heartily. This is a good problem for a flexible human brain, but not for a computer, since I am all but positive that no deterministic algorithm exists.

Also, this would be a good problem for a multiple algorithm assault,
where you weigh the various techniques, assign scores, and see which
is the probable answer.

Yet another interesting use of my Copious Amounts of Spare Time. :-/


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