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Golden Saddle Problem

Posted on Fri 04 November 2016 in misc
• Tagged with Probability, Ipython, Mathematics, Game Theory, Saddle Point, Peter Norvig, Five Thirty Eight, Riddler

Nothing excites me more than a good mathematical puzzle. Even if I don't end up solving one, I always come out richer in the process by improving the way I think. Combinatorial problems in particular are my favourite.

So you can imagine my excitement when I came across this really interesting probability / game theory riddle recently, courtesy Peter Norvig's Ipython notebooks