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Mathematical wizardry for a Gardner

Author: Martin Gardner; Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
Publisher: Wellesley, Mass. : A K Peters, ©2009.
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Contains a variety of articles connected to puzzles, magic, and/ or mathematics, including the history behind given puzzles, solitaire puzzles, two-person games, and mathematically interesting  Read more...

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Named Person: Martin Gardner; Martin Gardner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Gardner; Ed Pegg; Alan H Schoen; Tom Rodgers
ISBN: 9781568814476 156881447X
OCLC Number: 236143236
Description: xx, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface In Memoriam Frank Harary Gary Chartrand Harary Jeremiah Farrell Spin a Tale The Ig Nobel Prizes Stanley Eigen Martin Gardner and Paperfolding David Lister ... Nothing but Confusion? Anamorphoses with Double Meaning Istvan Orosz Ponder a Puzzle Peg Solitaire with Diagonal Jumps George I. Bell The Grand Time Sudoku and the Law of Leftovers Bob Harris Patulous Pegboard Polygons Derek Kisman, Richard Guy, and Alex Fink Beamer Variant Rodolfo Kurchan Packing Equal Circles in a Square Peter Gabor Szabo Bring a Friend Uncountable Sets and an Infinite Real Number Game Matthew H. Baker The Cyclic Butler University Game Aviezri S. Fraenkel Misere Play of G-A-R-D-N-E-R, the G4G7 Heptagon Game Thane Plambeck Play with Numbers The Association Method for Solving Certain Coin-Weighing Problems Dick Hess The Art of Ready Reckoning Mogens Esrom Larsen Spherical Algebra Istvan Lenart Mathematical Idol Colm Mulcahy The Elevator Problem David Rhee and Jerry Lo Take a Shape Jordan as a Jordan Curve Robert Bosch Wang Tiles, Dynamical Systems, and Beatty Difference Sequences Stanley Eigen The Trilobite and Cross Chaim Goodman-Strauss Orderly Tangles Revisited George W. Hart Quasi-Periodic Essays in Architectural and Musical Form Akio Hizume Ellipses Robert Barrington Leigh, Ed Leonard, Ted Lewis, Andy Liu, and George Tokarsky Dances with Tangrams (and without Wolves) Karl Schaffer Two Special Polyhedra among the Regular Toroids Lajos Szilassi
Responsibility: edited by Ed Pegg, Jr., Alan H. Schoen, Tom Rodgers.
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This is the second volume of papers mostly based on oral presentations at the Seventh Gathering for (Martin) Gardner held in March, 2006 in Atlanta, GA. Following two essays by G. Chartrand and J. Read more...

 
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