polyomino_parity, a MATLAB code which uses parity considerations to determine whether a given set of polyominoes can tile a specified region.


The computer code and data files made available on this web page are distributed under the GNU LGPL license.


polyomino_parity is available in a MATLAB version and an Octave versionand a Python version.

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  1. Marcus Garvie, John Burkardt,
    A new mathematical model for tiling finite regions of the plane with polyominoes,
    Contributions to Discrete Mathematics,
    Volume 15, Number 2, July 2020.
  2. Solomon Golomb,
    Polyominoes: Puzzles, Patterns, Problems, and Packings,
    Princeton University Press, 1996,
    ISBN: 9780691024448

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Last modified on 23 June 2020.