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Gamble

Martin Tompa
September 30, 2017

The game against your very dangerous opponent Uncle Tibor has drawn near to its end, with Uncle Hans watching all the action over your shoulder. Though it is clear to all of you that Tibor is the better player, you have kept the score very close, and are now just 1 game point behind Tibor….

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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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