Accession Number : AD0687319

Title :   PROPER RAISING POINTS IN A GENERALIZATION OF BACKGAMMON,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Keeler,Emmett ; Spencer,Joel

Report Date : MAY 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : In two person perfect information games with chance, the players theoretically can know their probability of winning, p(t). In the game treated herein, p(t) is assumed to be continuous. As the game progresses, players can bet, following the fixed rules for betting, that they will win. Optimal strategies are derived for the original backgammon betting rules, and for a variety of other betting rules. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*GAME THEORY, PROBABILITY), OPTIMIZATION, RECREATION, THEOREMS

Subject Categories : Operations Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE