The Ins and Outs of Peg Solitaire

Author: John D. Beasley

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192861450

Category: Solitaire (Board game)

Page: 275

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For mathematical game enthusiasts, the 33-hole Peg Solitaire board presents many intriguing and difficult problems, far more fascinating than the simple problems set out in manufacturers' instructions, and behind these problems lies interesting mathematical theory. Beasley, an internationally known expert on Peg Solitaire, surveys the history of the game, shows how to play it simply and well, explains the theory behind it, and offers over 200 problems and their solutions in over 550 diagrams. Mathematical game fans aged twelve and over will find hours of enjoyment in this book.

Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays

Author: Elwyn R. Berlekamp,John H. Conway,Richard K. Guy

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0429945582

Category: Mathematics

Page: 224

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In the quarter of a century since three mathematicians and game theorists collaborated to create Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays, the book has become the definitive work on the subject of mathematical games. Now carefully revised and broken down into four volumes to accommodate new developments, the Second Edition retains the original's wealth of wit and wisdom. The authors' insightful strategies, blended with their witty and irreverent style, make reading a profitable pleasure. In Volume 4, the authors present a Diamond of a find, covering one-player games such as Solitaire.

CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics

Author: Eric W. Weisstein

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420035223

Category: Mathematics

Page: 3252

View: 6830


Upon publication, the first edition of the CRC Concise Encyclopedia of Mathematics received overwhelming accolades for its unparalleled scope, readability, and utility. It soon took its place among the top selling books in the history of Chapman & Hall/CRC, and its popularity continues unabated. Yet also unabated has been the d

More Games of No Chance

Author: Richard Nowakowski,Silvio Levy

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521808323

Category: Mathematics

Page: 535

View: 1181


This 2003 book documents mathematical and computational advances in Amazons, Chomp, Dot-and-Boxes, Go, Chess, Hex, and more.

ASLIB Book-list

A Monthly List of Recommended Scientific and Technical Books

Author: Association of Special Libraries and Information Bureaux (Gran Bretanya)

Publisher: N.A



Page: N.A

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