Sponsored by the Rutgers University Department of Mathematics and the
Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science (DIMACS)
Title: Dancing with Toads and Frogs
Speaker: Thotsaporn "Aek" Thanatipanonda, Rutgers University
Date: Thursday, January 25, 2007 5:00pm
Location: Hill Center, Room 705, Rutgers University, Busch Campus, Piscataway, NJ
Toads and Frogs is a combinatorial game introduced by Richard Guy. In this talk, we will use the technique called "finite state method" to prove the value of a class of Toads-and-Frogs game in one shot. We will also talk about a bit about five conjectures made by Jeff Erickson ten years ago.