PROVERB: The Probabilistic Cruciverbalist



This is a copy of the original Duke University research pages for Proverb.

Proverb is the world's first computer program designed to solve standard American crosswords given the grid and clues. These pages describe this system and our current results on a variety of puzzles.
Documentation
Executive Summary
Research Papers
Talk Slides

System Description
Architecture
Candidate Generation
Grid-Filling

Results
Daily Crosswords
Tournaments
Demonstations
Live Demo at AAAI-99
Grid-Filling (links broken)
Candidate Generation (at OneAcross.com)

About The Project
People Involved
Crossword Puzzle Seminar
Proverb in the News

Other
Crossword Links

Proverbs 022:021 That I might make thee know the certainty of the words of truth...
Or, ``I will let you know the probability of the correct answer.''