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Columns for March, 2017

Noble Sacrifice

Martin Tompa
March 4, 2017

Your game against Uncle Tibor must draw to a close with this deal, because the game point score is now tied 1:1….

Thoughtful Actions

Martin Tompa
March 25, 2017

You have begun another game against Uncle Tibor. In the very first hand, you reach a point where some thought seems required….

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Martin Tompa

Martin Tompa (tompa@psellos.com)

I am a Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of Washington, where I teach discrete mathematics, probability and statistics, design and analysis of algorithms, and other related courses. I have always loved playing games. Games are great tools for learning to think logically and are a wonderful component of happy family or social life.

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Thoughtful Actions, Mar 25
Noble Sacrifice, Mar 4
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Carpe Diem, Feb 10
The Glass is 9/10 Full, Feb 2
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