Acta Informatica

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 357–359 | Cite as

On a gauntlet thrown by David Gries

  • Edsger W. Dijkstra


It is requested to design a program that will generate the N! permutations of the values from 0 through N1 in such an order that the transition from one permutation to the next is always performed by exactly one swap of two neighbours.


Information System Operating System Data Structure Communication Network Information Theory 
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© Springer-Verlag 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edsger W. Dijkstra
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  1. 1.BurroughsNuenenThe Netherlands

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