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Additive Combinatorial Games: From Z to A

Workshop on Combinatorial Games, in honor of Elwyn Berlekamp's 75th Birthday November 01, 2015 - November 02, 2015

November 02, 2015 (01:30 PM PST - 02:15 PM PST)
Speaker(s): Richard Nowakowski (Dalhousie University)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • normal play games

  • misere quotient

  • absolute game spaces

  • scoring games

  • combinatorial game space

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I will present the extension of Normal play games to Scoring games with Zugzwangs and, passing through Category theory, to end at Absolute Game Spaces.

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