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Columns for August, 2019

Compelling Opponent

Martin Tompa
August 14, 2019

Your game against Uncle Tibor is close to an end, one way or the other. You can feel your power of concentration flagging. Do you have what it takes to hold it together and defeat this formidable opponent?…

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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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