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Games of No Chance 3 by Michael H. Albert, Richard J. Nowakowski

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Games of No Chance 3
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Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0521861349
ISBN-13: 9780521861342
Number of pages: 586

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This fascinating look at combinatorial games, that is, games not involving chance or hidden information, offers updates on standard games such as Go and Hex, on impartial games such as Chomp and Wythoff's Nim, and on aspects of games with infinitesimal values, plus analyzes of the complexity of some games and puzzles and surveys on algorithmic game theory, on playing to lose, and on coping with cycles.

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