List by Author: John Billingham

Bluffing and exploitation: An introduction to poker maths

Is poker a game of psychology and cunning rather than strategy? We investigate the maths of bluffing.

Kissing the frog: A mathematician's guide to matingWhat's your strategy for love? Hold out for The One, or try and avoid the bad ones? How long should you wait before cutting your losses and settling down with whoever comes along next? John Billingham investigates and saves the national grid in the process.
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