1. Shlomi Fish
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Shlomi Fish  committed 3677e35

Add a description of the algorithm.

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File kakurasu-solver/kakurasu_solver.py

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 (Note: I am not affiliated with brainbashers.com, except for the fact
 that I enjoy playing games and solving riddles there.)
+The algorithm is not too complicated on our side of the fence - it just became 
+a bit hairy because we need to construct input that lp_solve will like.
+If you look at a http://brainbashers.com/kakurasu.asp riddle, you'll see that
+you need to mark the cells of a two-dimensional grid as true/false so that the 
+sums will match. So we define Height*Width boolean variables and up to 
+Height+Width integral linear equations with these boolean variables to 
+determine the value of the boolean variables. Then we pass them to lp_solve 
+to do its magic.
 from lp_solve import *