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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 7 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
2 hours to complete

Week 1: What is a Combinatorial Game?

Hello and welcome to Games Without Chance: Combinatorial Game Theory! The topic for this first week is Let's play a game: Students will learn what a combinatorial game is, and play simple games. ...
4 videos (Total 19 min), 10 readings
4 videos
What is a Combinatorial Game?5m
Example Problem1m
Example Problem Solution3m
10 readings
Start Here10m
Consent Form10m
Syllabus10m
Course Logistics10m
About The Instructor10m
Get More From Georgia Tech10m
Start Here (Week 1)10m
Game Rules10m
Week 1 Lecture Slides10m
Extra Problems10m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Week 2: Playing Multiple Games

The topics for this second week is Playing several games at once, adding games, the negative of a game. Student will be able to add simple games and analyze them. ...
5 videos (Total 26 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The 0 Game6m
Adding Games5m
Quiz Problems1m
Week 2 Quiz Review1m
5 readings
Start Here (Week 2)10m
Game Rules10m
Week 2 Lecture Slides10m
Earn a Georgia Tech Badge/Certificate/CEUs10m
Extra Problems10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz Week 28m
Mid-Course Survey 110m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Week 3: Comparing Games

The topics for this third week is Comparing games. Students will determine the outcome of simple sums of games using inequalities....
6 videos (Total 25 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Example and a Problem5m
Problem Solution45s
Ski Jumps6m
Games That Are Not Numbers4m
Proof and Quiz2m
5 readings
Start Here (Week 3)10m
Game Rules10m
Week 3 Lecture Slides10m
Week 3 Quiz Solutions10m
Extra Problems10m
1 practice exercise
Quiz Week 38m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Week 4: Numbers and Games

The topics for this fourth week is Simplicity and numbers. How to play win numbers. Students will be able to determine which games are numbers and if so what numbers they are. ...
5 videos (Total 25 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Some Games Are Numbers7m
Simplicity5m
More Numbers5m
Quiz Preview1m
5 readings
Start Here (Week 4)10m
Game Rules10m
Week 4 Lecture Slides10m
Week 4 Quiz Solutions10m
Extra Problems10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz 410m
Mid-Course Survey 210m
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Top Reviews

By GYOct 28th 2016

I like it, but as a math undergraduate I wish we have gone through some of the exciting research trend in combinatorial game theory.

By HSJun 17th 2017

Gives a great Basic Overview with basic examples of the Game Theory. However i wouldn't consider it suitable for Professional Uses.

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Dr. Tom Morley

Professor
School of Mathematics

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