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The Schnapsen Log

Must-Read Columns

Martin Tompa

The columns for The Schnapsen Log are presented in a logical progression. I believe that readers will get the most out of this series if the columns are read from the beginning of the archives in order. If you are joining us midstream and you don’t want to read them all from the beginning, here are the ones that I consider “must-read” columns. They contain fundamental ideas you will need in order to understand the columns that follow them.

© 2012 Martin Tompa. All rights reserved.


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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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