MC-19: Winning Mathematical Plays

A J-term course about games

Helpful information
Instructor: David Wolfe

Directions for printing .ps files

Links:
A Java Dots & Boxes program.
Another Java Dots & Boxes program.
A Java Turn-a-block program.
Jeff Erickson's web page on combinatorial games
Aviezri Fraenkel's combinatorial games bibliography (postscript file)
Unsolved Problems in Combinatorial Games by Richard Guy (postscript file)

Handouts:
Course syllabus
Top-down induction
5x5 Dots and boxes boards
8x8 Domineering boards

Homeworks:
Set 1, solution
Set 2: page 1, page 2. Solution: page 1, page 2
Set 3, solution
Set 4, solution
Set 5, solution
Set 6, solution
Set 7, solution
Set 8, solution
Set 9, solution
Set 10, solution
Set 11, solution
Set 12, solution