Sudoku Assistant - An AI-powered app to help solve pen-and-paper Sudokus

Tias Guns, Milan Pesa, Maxime Mulamba, Ignace Bleukx, Emilio Gamba, Senne Berden

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The Sudoku Assistant app is an AI assistant that uses a combination of machine learning and constraint programming techniques, to interpret and explain a pen-and-paper Sudoku scanned with a smartphone. Although the demo is about Sudoku, the underlying techniques are equally applicable to other constraint solving problems like timetabling, scheduling, and vehicle routing.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSudoku Assistant – an AI-Powered App to Help Solve Pen-and-Paper Sudokus
PublisherPKP Publishing Services Network
Number of pages3
Publication statusPublished - 2023


  • Machine Learning
  • Image-based Constraint Solving
  • explainable AI (XAI)


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