Search All of the Math Forum:
Views expressed in these public forums are not endorsed by
NCTM or The Math Forum.



Re: A new, physicsbased approach to analyzing simple games
Posted:
Jul 24, 2006 11:56 PM


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, physicsbased 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.



