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Error Detection and Correction using SET®

Gary Gordon and Elizabeth McMahon

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691164038
eISBN:
9781400881338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691164038.003.0014
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

This chapter considers two fundamental questions for detecting and correcting errors made while playing the card game SET®. The game is played with a special deck of eighty-one cards, and the ... More


 Mixing Things Up

Ken Binmore

in Playing for Real: Game Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780195300574
eISBN:
9780199783748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195300574.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter develops the idea of a mixed strategy using the entry into a sealed-bid auction as a non-trivial example. Reaction curves are first illustrated for the case of pure strategies and then ... More


The Rape of the Lock to The Dunciad

Howard Erskine-Hill

in Poetry of Opposition and Revolution: Dryden to Wordsworth

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198121770
eISBN:
9780191671296
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198121770.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

When Pope published the five-canto version of The Rape of the Lock, on 4 March 1714, a reader who remembered the Miscellany poem would at once have noted three changes. A system of spirits had been ... More


Multinational War is Hard

Jonathan Weed

in The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Games, Graphs, Counting, and Complexity, Volume 2

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171920
eISBN:
9781400889136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171920.003.0017
Subject:
Mathematics, History of Mathematics

War is a card game so simple that only a child could love it. In this game, the deck is divided into piles, one for each player. At the beginning of each round, each player reveals the top card of ... More


Short Poems and Games

Hugh Gaston Hall

in Richelieu's Desmarets and the Century of Louis XIV

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198151579
eISBN:
9780191672743
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198151579.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

Like a number of his contemporaries in Court circles, the salons, and the early Académie-Française, Jean Desmarets wrote numerous short poems. In the first years of the Regency of Anne of Austria he ... More


Tug-of-War: Seeking Help while Playing an Educational Card Game

Osvaldo Jiménez, Ugochi Acholonu, and Dylan Arena

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines motivational aspects that cause students to play educational games and learn their featured content, with particular emphasis on a card game called Tug-of-War. It begins with an ... More


The New Cut: Shuffling Cuts Since 1900

Bruce R. Smith

in Shakespeare | Cut: Rethinking cutwork in an age of distraction

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198735526
eISBN:
9780191822506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198735526.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This final chapter of Shakespeare | Cut investigates the fetishization of cutting up Shakespeare in contemporary culture, but locates its origins at the very beginning of the twentieth century. A ... More


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