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[DOSSIER] La génération procédurale

On est en 1970, John Horton Conway est un mathématicien qui s’ennuie et comme le Sudoku n’a pas encore été inventé, il décide de se pencher sur un problème… mathématique. 436 more words


Maths Bite: Conway's Constant

Look-and-Say Sequences

A Look-and-Say sequence was first introduced and analysed by John Conway. An example of such series is:

1, 11, 21, 1211, 111221, 312211, 13112221, 1113213211…. 170 more words


Pi-yi Yi!

In collaboration with Pizza Hut, John Horton Conway is providing a pathway to fame, riches, and pizza. On Monday–3.14 if you write your dates with dots–the mathematician will issue questions three, and a limited number of correct respondents will earn pizza for a year, and maybe an interview from a local TV station. 559 more words