An Introduction to Combinatorial Game Theory
Combinatorial games are games of pure strategy involving two players, with perfect information and no element of chance. Starting from the very basics of gameplay and strategy, the authors cover a wide range of topics, from game algebra to special classes of games. Classic techniques are introduced...
Published July 2nd 2007 by A K Peters/CRC Press
A Practical Guide for Teachers and Parents
This book focuses on realistic strategies for non-specialists to use when working with pupils who have dyslexia. It offers detailed, practical guidance on defining and identifying dyslexia, dyslexia in the early and middle years and at secondary school, and worked examples of IEPs. It also...
Published March 10th 2004 by David Fulton Publishers
A Feast for the Mind
This second collection of interesting mathematical puzzles continues the tribute to Martin Gardner, who has provided us with original puzzles and puzzling stories ever since he created and produced the "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American. The international community of puzzle...
Published December 5th 2001 by A K Peters/CRC Press
Chilling Gets the Last Point
The ancient game of Go is one of the less obvious candidates for mathematical analysis. With the development of new concepts in combinatorial game theory, the authors have been able to analyze Go games and find solutions to real endgame problems that have stumped professional Go players. Go players...
Published February 15th 1994 by A K Peters/CRC Press