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USING MATHS TO WIN GAMES with Dr Kieran Murphy
October 15, 2019 @ 10:00 - 13:00
Audience: 4th – 6th class. This fun and interactive workshop run by maths lecturer Kieran Murphy explores the ideas behind combinatorial games – games where two players take turns trying to outsmart each other (Nim, Take-Away Game, The Poisoned Chocolate Game). Participants will be introduced to the fundamentals behind such games before students can try out their own strategies to discover the best strategy for winning. This session will frame mathematics in a positive light and will allow participants to be at ease with fun maths games.
Venue: Waterford Institute of Technology
Audience: 4th – 6th class
Date: Tues Oct 15th
Times: 10.00 – 11.00
12.00 – 1.00