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Category Archives: Game Theory
Traffic and Other Jams
Most people can relate to (or feel) the frustration caused by being stuck in traffic, waiting in a queue to board a plane, or circling the parking lot to find a space. Routes that could take 30 minutes can turn … Continue reading
Posted in Applied Math, Game Theory, Mathematics and Computing, Physics, Traffic Modeling
Tagged airplane boarding, applied math, blogs, modeling, optimization, simulations, Traffic
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Mathematical oncology blog posts
In July, The Mathematical Oncology Blog was launched. This community blog, which focuses on mathematical and computational oncology, is looking for contributors. Presently, the blog has several posts and seems to be off to an great start. I find it … Continue reading
Math Games That Make You Think
In the echo chamber, social media kinda world that we’re living in, network theory is playing an increasingly important role. So I was delighted, this morning, to spend several minutes playing an interactive game by the talented Nicky Case called … Continue reading
Posted in Game Theory, Mathematics and the Arts, Recreational Mathematics
Tagged games, graph theory, impact, network theory, Nicky Case, Segregation, Vi Hart
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Catching ‘Em All Over The Place
This has been a weird week. People have been walking into traffic, trees and parked cars at an alarming rate while they compete to catch little animated beasties that are sortof kindof actually walking down the street next to us. … Continue reading
Posted in Game Theory
Tagged imperfect information, Nash Equilibrium, Pokemon Go
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