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A universal ruleset

Berlekamp Memorial Workshop on Combinatorial Games October 21, 2019 - October 22, 2019

October 22, 2019 (09:00 AM PDT - 09:30 AM PDT)
Speaker(s): Carlos Santos (CEAFEL-University of Lisbon)
Location: MSRI: Simons Auditorium
  • combinatorial game theory

  • Konane

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We present a combinatorial ruleset which has a position in each equivalence class of short normal-play games (acyclic games with finite ranks and out-degrees). One could think of this as a CGT analogy of a universal Turing machine: one ruleset encodes it all.

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