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A Golomb ruler is a set of marks such that all the differences between pairs are different. The differences from {0, 1, 4, 6} are all the numbers between 1 and 6; it is therefore called a perfect Golomb ruler and it is the largest such set.

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If a circular wheel is used, a perfect set of measuring marks is called a difference set, a Ganymede circle, or an n-switch. All the distances between selected red points are different. The distances are indicated by arcs inside the circle.

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Contributed by: Ed Pegg Jr (March 2011)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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