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Product Description: Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition demonstrates how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations. With emphasis on mathematical thinking and problem solving, the text draws on numerous examples, questions, and problems to explain the application of mathematical theory to various real-life games...read more

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9781439801635 | 1 edition (Chapman & Hall, July 28, 2009), cover price $67.95 | About this edition: With an emphasis on mathematical thinking and problem solving, Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling ― The Games People Play shows how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations.

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9781498719520 | 2 edition (Chapman & Hall, November 2, 2015), cover price $72.95 | About this edition: Mathematics in Games, Sports, and Gambling: The Games People Play, Second Edition demonstrates how discrete probability, statistics, and elementary discrete mathematics are used in games, sports, and gambling situations.

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Product Description: The authors show that there are underlying mathematical reasons for why games and puzzles are challenging (and perhaps why they are so much fun). They also show that games and puzzles can serve as powerful models of computation―quite different from the usual models of automata and circuits―offering a new way of thinking about computation...read more

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9781568813226 | A K Peters Ltd, July 3, 2009, cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The authors show that there are underlying mathematical reasons for why games and puzzles are challenging (and perhaps why they are so much fun).

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Product Description: This monograph is a revised version of Malte Helmert's doctoral thesis, Solving Planning Tasks in Theory and Practice, written under the supervision of Professor Bernhard Nebel at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, in 2006...read more

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9783540777229 | Springer-Verlag New York Inc, March 5, 2008, cover price $89.99 | About this edition: This monograph is a revised version of Malte Helmert's doctoral thesis, Solving Planning Tasks in Theory and Practice, written under the supervision of Professor Bernhard Nebel at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, in 2006.

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