ES.268 | Spring 2010 | Undergraduate
The Mathematics in Toys and Games


SES # TOPICS Key dates
1 Theory of impartial games  
2 Surreal numbers  
3 Dynamic programming and impartial games  
4 AI topics (chinese checkers, GO)  
5 Connect Four  
6 Rubik’s Cube and group theory Project ideas due
7 Probability topics/Monopoly  
8 Games on graphs Project checkpoint I
9 Blackjack/poker/card games (guest lecture)  
10 Game of Life Project checkpoint II
11 NP-completeness  
12 Constraint logic  
13 Dots and boxes  
14 Present projects Final projects due
Course Info
As Taught In
Spring 2010
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group_work Projects with Examples
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