Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays: Volume 1, 2nd Edition (Paperback) book cover

Winning Ways for Your Mathematical Plays

Volume 1, 2nd Edition

By Elwyn R. Berlekamp, John H. Conway, Richard K. Guy

A K Peters/CRC Press

296 pages

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pub: 2001-01-16
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Description

This classic on games and how to play them intelligently is being re-issued in a new, four volume edition. This book has laid the foundation to a mathematical approach to playing games. The wise authors wield witty words, which wangle wonderfully winning ways. In Volume 1, the authors do the Spade Work, presenting theories and techniques to "dissect" games of varied structures and formats in order to develop winning strategies.

Reviews

" ""Winning Ways is an absolute must have for those who are interested in mathematical game theory. It is sure to please any fan of recreational mathematics or simply anyone who is interested in games and how to play them well."" -Jacob McMillen, Math Horizons, November 2005
""This new edition confirms the status of the book as a standard reference, which it will continue to be for at least another decade."" -Adhemar Bultheel, Bulletin of the Belgian Mathematical Society , December 2005"

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT011000
MATHEMATICS / Game Theory