Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Speaker: Doron Zeilberger, Rutgers University
Date: September 22, 2005 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
Ten who knows ten? Ten, I know Ten. There are 10 to the power n ways of tossing a coin 5n times, such that you win 3 dollars for Head and lose 2 dollars for a Tail, breaking even, and every breaking-even streak that starts with a Head may not be followed by a Tail.
(joint work with Nick Loehr, Greg Warrington, Bruce Sagan, Vince Vatter, and most importantly, Shalosh B. Ekhad).