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A computer cube solving algorithm, based on reducing the cube to subgroups.  A computer cube solving algorithm, based on reducing the cube to subgroups.  
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# Reduction to <U,D,L,R,F2,B2>  # Reduction to <U,D,L,R,F2,B2>  
#* [[Edge Orientation]]  #* [[Edge Orientation]]  
−  # Reduction to <U,D,L2,R2,F2,B2>  +  # Reduction to <U,D,L2,R2,F2,B2> (also known as [[Domino Reduction]]) 
#* placement of U/D edges in U/D faces  #* placement of U/D edges in U/D faces  
#* [[Corner Orientation]], and placement  #* [[Corner Orientation]], and placement  
−  # Reduction to <U2,D2,L2,R2,F2,B2>  +  # Reduction to [[Square group<U2,D2,L2,R2,F2,B2>]] (also known as [[Half Turn Reduction]]) 
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[[Category:Computer algorithms]]  [[Category:Computer algorithms]] 
Latest revision as of 08:48, 5 July 2020

A computer cube solving algorithm, based on reducing the cube to subgroups.
Steps
 Reduction to <U,D,L,R,F2,B2>
 Reduction to <U,D,L2,R2,F2,B2> (also known as Domino Reduction)
 placement of U/D edges in U/D faces
 Corner Orientation, and placement
 Reduction to <U2,D2,L2,R2,F2,B2> (also known as Half Turn Reduction)
 Corners
 Edges
 Final Solve
Permutation of all pieces using only 180 degree faces turns
See also
 Human Thistlethwaite
 Kociemba
 God's Algorithm
 Puzzle theory
 Rubik's Cube Group
 Edge Orientation
 Domino Reduction
 Half Turn Reduction
External links
 Jaap's Thistlethwaite page
 Wikipedia: Morwen Thistlethwaite