The Resource The mathematics of games and puzzles: : from cards to sudoku, Arthur T. Benjamin ; senior producer Zachary H. Rhoads ; academic content supervisory Jay Tate, Susan Dyer ; producer Chris DeRoche; managing writer Nancy Eskridge ; director Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Sal Rodriguez, (electronic resource)

The mathematics of games and puzzles: : from cards to sudoku, Arthur T. Benjamin ; senior producer Zachary H. Rhoads ; academic content supervisory Jay Tate, Susan Dyer ; producer Chris DeRoche; managing writer Nancy Eskridge ; director Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Sal Rodriguez, (electronic resource)

Label
The mathematics of games and puzzles: : from cards to sudoku
Title
The mathematics of games and puzzles:
Title remainder
from cards to sudoku
Statement of responsibility
Arthur T. Benjamin ; senior producer Zachary H. Rhoads ; academic content supervisory Jay Tate, Susan Dyer ; producer Chris DeRoche; managing writer Nancy Eskridge ; director Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Sal Rodriguez
Contributor
Speaker
Teacher
Language
eng
Summary
Whether it's chess, poker, or Sudoku, most games have this in common: Everything you need to win is rooted in mathematics. Now, using nothing more than a simple grasp of math, you can discover optimal ways to win games and solve puzzles with the speed and accuracy of professional players. These 12 lessons will teach you a rewarding set of skills you can apply to countless games and puzzles
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
519.27
Intended audience
Rated TVPG
PerformerNote
Lecturer: Professor Arthur T. Benjamin, Harvey Mudd College
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Benjamin, Arthur
  • hoopla digital
Runtime
360
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics Mathematics
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The mathematics of games and puzzles: : from cards to sudoku, Arthur T. Benjamin ; senior producer Zachary H. Rhoads ; academic content supervisory Jay Tate, Susan Dyer ; producer Chris DeRoche; managing writer Nancy Eskridge ; director Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Sal Rodriguez, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Episode 9
  • Mastering Rubik's Cube
  • Episode 12
  • Winning Ways-It's Your Move!
  • Episode 1
  • Let the Games Begin!
  • Episode 2
  • Games of Chance and Winning Wagers
  • Episode 4
  • Mixed Strategies and the Art of Bluffing
  • Episode 5
  • Episode 11
  • Mathematics and Chess
  • Episode 3
  • Optimal Blackjack and Simple Card Counting
  • Episode 10
  • Solving Sudoku
  • Practical Poker Probabilities
  • Episode 6
  • Expert Backgammon
  • Episode 7
  • Games You Can't Lose and Sneaky Puzzles
  • Episode 8
  • Solving "Impossible" Puzzles
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (12 video files (ca. 360 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11527762
Publisher number
MWT11527762
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (MWT)MWT11527762
  • 770692
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The mathematics of games and puzzles: : from cards to sudoku, Arthur T. Benjamin ; senior producer Zachary H. Rhoads ; academic content supervisory Jay Tate, Susan Dyer ; producer Chris DeRoche; managing writer Nancy Eskridge ; director Jonathan D. Leven, Jim M. Allen, Sal Rodriguez, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
  • Episode 9
  • Mastering Rubik's Cube
  • Episode 12
  • Winning Ways-It's Your Move!
  • Episode 1
  • Let the Games Begin!
  • Episode 2
  • Games of Chance and Winning Wagers
  • Episode 4
  • Mixed Strategies and the Art of Bluffing
  • Episode 5
  • Episode 11
  • Mathematics and Chess
  • Episode 3
  • Optimal Blackjack and Simple Card Counting
  • Episode 10
  • Solving Sudoku
  • Practical Poker Probabilities
  • Episode 6
  • Expert Backgammon
  • Episode 7
  • Games You Can't Lose and Sneaky Puzzles
  • Episode 8
  • Solving "Impossible" Puzzles
Dimensions
  • other
  • unknown
Extent
1 online resource (12 video files (ca. 360 min.))
Form of item
electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11527762
Publisher number
MWT11527762
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (MWT)MWT11527762
  • 770692
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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