Extracting the Essential (image) ETH Zurich Department of Physics Share Print E-Mail Caption The output of the algorithms of Koch-Janusz and Ringel (in color) overlapped with the pattern of the underlying dimer model (in black) on a two-dimensional lattice (indicated in red). The algorithm extracts the relevant physical entities without any prior knowledge of the connectivity pattern. Credit Maciej Koch-Janusz & Zohar Ringel Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.