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Problem 781. Access a web hosted copy of the Tiles Contest MAT file

Created by Richard Zapor

Access a web hosted copy of the Tiles Contest sample "mat" and verify success by returning for a board the number of tiles, number of rows, and number of columns of the board.

Details of the Tiles Contest can be found at Tiles Contest.

The runcontest.m provides testsuite structure information.

Input: (urlfname, board)


Output: (number of tiles, nrows, ncols)

For board 99

[ 20 10 8 ]

Note: The mat file is a very efficiently packed binary file.

Follow-up questions will be creation of a mat file and a timed contest for a few of the perfectly solveable Tile boards


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8 correct solutions 13 incorrect solutions
Last solution submitted on May 22, 2015

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