Accession Number : AD0637253

Title :   OPTIMAL STRATEGY AT ROULETTE.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF MATHEMATICS

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Gerald John

Report Date : JUN 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The paper solves the problem of finding the optimal strategy at roulette, where one's object is to attain a fortune 1, given a certain lesser fortune to begin with. The probability of attaining fortune 1, as a function of the starting fortune, is an increasing, continuous singular function. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OPTIMIZATION, *GAME THEORY), STOCHASTIC PROCESSES

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE