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Choosing a Route for Commuting

Let’s say you travel to office by a flexible means of transport, that lets you choose the route on a daily basis. The simplest example is you drive your own car. Assume there are three routes for you to take: … Continue reading

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Proving Knowledge

Consider the following problem: Alice knows a secret number. She wants to verify whether Bob knows it as well. The simple solution would be for Bob to simply tell Alice the secret number. What if someone (Eve) were listening in … Continue reading

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Identifying the Better Player

We have earlier looked at one aspect of game design – fault tolerance. Let us look at another – identifying the better player. This is the extent to which a game allows the better player to win. Each game requires … Continue reading

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