Board Games: Throughout The History And Multidimensional Spaces, Hardback Book

Board Games: Throughout The History And Multidimensional Spaces Hardback

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In this richly illustrated book, Dr Jorma Kyppoe explores the history of board games dating back to Ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, India and China.

He provides a description of the evolution and various interpretations of chess.

Furthermore, the book offers the study of the old Celtic and Viking board games and the old Hawaiian board game Konane, as well as a new hypothesis about the interpretation of the famous Cretan Phaistos Disk.

Descriptions of several chess variations, including some highlights of the game theory and tiling in different dimensions, are followed by a multidimensional symmetrical n-person strategy game model, based on chess.

Final chapter (Concluding remarks) offers the new generalizations of the Euler-Poincare's Characteristic, Pi and Fibonacci sequence.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 344 pages
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Game theory
  • ISBN: 9789813233522

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