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Tribute to a Mathemagician, Hardback Book

Tribute to a Mathemagician Hardback

Edited by Barry Cipra, Erik D. Demaine, Martin L. Demaine, Tom Rodgers



The tradition of a publication based on the Gathering for Gardner continues with this new carefully selected and edited collection in which Martin Gardner and friends inspire and entertain.

The contributors to this volume---virtually a list of Who's Who in the World of Puzzles---trace their inspiration to Martin Gardner's puzzle column in Scientific American and to his contributions to the world of recreational mathematics.

Tribute to a Mathemagician contains an author index for the two previous books in the collection of books based on the Gatherings for Gardner.

Sample puzzles and games include: - Tripos - Black Jack - Chinese ceramic puzzle vessels - Paper folding - Mongolian interlocking puzzles - Rolling block puzzles - Sliding puzzles - Cryptic crosswords - The Panex puzzle - Polyonimo puzzles - and more