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The perfect bet : How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling

Author: Adam Kucharski
Publisher: 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From roulette tables to racetracks, provides a look at how scientists and mathematicians throughout the years have tried to figure out how to beat the house while gambling.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kucharski, Adam.
Perfect bet.
2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Kucharski
ISBN: 9780465098590 0465098592 9781782832058 178283205X
OCLC Number: 956691535
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Front cover; Contents; Introduction; 1 --
THE THREE DEGREES OF IGNORANCE; 2 --
A BRUTE FORCE BUSINESS; 3 --
FROM LOS ALAMOS TO MONTE CARLO; 4 --
PUNDITS WITH PHDS; 5 --
RISE OF THE ROBOTS; 6 --
LIFE CONSISTS OF BLUFFING; 7 --
THE MODEL OPPONENT; 8 --
BEYOND CARD COUNTING; Acknowledgments; Notes; Index; About the Author.
Responsibility: Adam Kucharski.

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From roulette tables to racetracks, provides a look at how scientists and mathematicians throughout the years have tried to figure out how to beat the house while gambling.

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