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The mathematical Gardner

Author: David A Klarner
Publisher: Boston : Prindle, Weber & Schmidt ; Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth International, ©1981.
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Mathematical Gardner.
Boston : Prindle, Weber & Schmidt ; Belmont, Calif. : Wadsworth International, ©1981
(OCoLC)624990746
Named Person: Martin Gardner; Martin Gardner; Martin Gardner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David A Klarner
ISBN: 0871502941 9780871502940 0534980155 9780534980153 0442253362 9780442253363
OCLC Number: 6735496
Description: viii, 382 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Games: Anyone for twopins? / Richard K. Guy --
Pretzel solitaire as a pastime for the lonely mathematician / N.G. de Bruijn --
Some remarks about a hex problem / Claude Berge --
A Kriegspiel endgame / Jim Boyce --
Mental poker / Adi Shamar, Ronald L. Rivest, Leonard M. Adleman --
Cheap, middling, or dear / V. Chvátal --
A random hopscotch problem, or how to make Johnny read more / David Berengut --
Geometry: Wreaths of tangent circles / Solomon W. Golomb --
Bicycle tubes inside out / Herbert Taylor --
Flexing surfaces / Robert Connelly --
Planting trees / Stephan Burr --
Slicing it thin / Howard Eves --
How did Pappus do it? / Leon Bankoff --
Two-dimensional tiling: Fault-free tiling of rectangles / R.L. Graham --
Disections into equilateral triangles / W.T. Tutte --
In praise of amateurs / Doris Schattschneider --
Some problems on plane tiling / Branko Grünbaum, G.C. Shephard --
Angels and devils / H.S.M. Coxeter --
Three-dimensional tiling: Packing problems and inequalities / D.G. Hoffman --
Can cubes avoid meeting face to face? / Raphael M. Robinson --
Packing handed pentacubes / C.J. Bouwkamp --
My life among the polyominoes / David A. Klarner --
Fun and problems: Disappearances / Donald E. Knuth --
Noneuclidean harmony / Scott Kim --
Magic Cuboctahedrons / Charles W. Trigg --
Games, graphs, and galleries / Ross Honsberger --
Probing the rotating table / William T. Laaser, Lyle Ramshaw --
Numbers and coding theory: Supernatural numbers / Donald E. Knuth --
The graph theorists who count--and what they count / Ronald Read --
Error-correcting codes and cryptography / N.J.A. Sloane.
Responsibility: edited by David A. Klarner.

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