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Topic: A new, physics-based approach to analyzing simple games
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Proginoskes

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Re: A new, physics-based approach to analyzing simple games
Posted: Jul 24, 2006 6:04 PM
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Sam Wormley wrote:
> [Mathematics]
> Chaotic Chomp: The mathematics of crystal growth sheds light on a tantalizing game
>
> A new, physics-based approach to analyzing simple games, such as
> Chomp and Nim, reveals changing geometric patterns reminiscent of
> crystal growth.
> http://www.sciencenews.org/articles/20060722/bob10.asp


Stephen Locke and one of his grad students are working on the Chomp
problem.

Nim was solved a long time ago, maybe by John Horton Conway.

--- Christopher Heckman




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