Schedule
Week
Tuesday
Thursday
1
Week of Aug. 22
In-Class Game: Domineering
Course Intro
Game Trees and Winnability
Greediness, Symmetry and Parity
2
Week of Aug. 29
Brussels Sprouts
In-Class Game: Clobber
Strategy Stealing
Fundamental Theorem
Outcome Classes
Homework 1 due
3
Week of Sept. 5
Game Definition
In-Class Game: Toppling Dominoes
Project 1 due
Classes and Trees
Game Sums
Nim!
4
Week of Sept. 12
Zeroes are Zero
In-Class Game: Amazons
Fraction Games?
Transfinite and Surreals
Game Addition
Homework 2 due
5
Week of Sept. 19
No Class:
Out for the Day
In-Class Game: Game Sums
Homework 3 due
Project 2 Due!
6
Week of Sept. 26
In-Class Game: Misere Clobber
(Finally) Definitions!
Negatives and Equivalence
Homework 2 Redo due
7
Week of Oct. 3
In-Class Game: Toads and Frogs
Sick! No Class!
8
Week of Oct. 10
In-Class Game: Kayles
Comparing Games:
Partial Ordering
Project 3 Due!
9
Week of Oct. 17
No Class:
Fall Break
In-Class Game: Konane
Homework 4 due
10
Week of Oct. 24
Fractions
Dyadic Rationals
Simplest Numbers
Homework 5 due
11
Week of Oct. 31
In-Class Game: NoGo
Project 4 due
Kyle presents Atropos
Infinitesimals
Homework 6 due
12
Week of Nov. 7
In-Class Game: Run Over
Project 4 due
Nimbers
Homework 7 Due
13
Week of Nov. 14
Molly presents Flume
Ernie presents Snort
Reversible Options
Deanna presents Reversi
Will presents Clobbineering
Chess
Homework 8 Due
14
Week of Nov. 21
Alex presents Hex
No Class:
Thanksgiving
15
Week of Nov. 28
Michael presents Jostle
Jimmy presents Cephalopod
Patrick presents Colonnade
Andy presents Mad Rooks
Student Evaluations
Homework 9 Due
16
Week of Dec. 5
Austin presents Go
Bryce presents Wythoff's Game
Rob presents Palisade
Thomas presents the Voronoi Game
Homework 10 Due

Wittenberg Comp 280 - Fall 2010: Introduction to Combinatorial Games