Date: Jul 25, 2006 2:18 AM
Author: Proginoskes
Subject: Re: A new, physics-based approach to analyzing simple games


Toni Lassila wrote:
> On 24 Jul 2006 15:04:29 -0700, "Proginoskes" <CCHeckman@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>

> >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.

>
> I would rather think that honor goes to Roland P. Sprague and P. M.
> Grundy.


Yes, it does. That's why I said "maybe".

--- Christopher Heckman