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On a square haystack game

  • K. T. Lee
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Abstract

A haystack game is a hider-seeker zero-sum game of locating a needle in a haystack. Baston and Bostock have obtained partial solutions to this game for the case of a square haystack. This paper supplements their results, thus confirming their belief that a complete solution is difficult.

Key Words

Two-person zero-sum games hider-seeker games games over the unit square value of the game 

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References

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    Baston, V. J., andBostock, F. A.,A Game Locating a Needle in a Circular Haystack, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 47, pp. 383–391, 1985.Google Scholar
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    Baston, V. J., andBostock, F. A.,A Game Locating a Needle in a Square Haystack, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 53, pp. 405–419, 1986.Google Scholar
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    Baston, V. J., andBostock, F. A.,A Continuous Game of Ambush, Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 34, pp. 645–654, 1987.Google Scholar
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    Lee, K. T.,On Ruckle's Game of Ambush, Naval Research Logistics, Vol. 37, pp. 355–363, 1990.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. T. Lee
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of MalayaKuala LumpurMalaysia

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