Games of Searching and Guessing

  • Rüdeger Baumann
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Abstract

Every one of us spends a great portion of our lives looking for things. Just think of looking for articles of clothing or for utensils in a department store, for good programs on television and for all those misplaced or lost items. Or consider the search for just the right word when speaking or an efficient algorithm when calculating. To put it more generally, every act of problem solving involves searching. In a sense all goal-directed activity can be categorized as “Searching.”

Keywords

Giant Killer Unknown Number Unknown Word Game Word Clue Word 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Rüdeger Baumann
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  1. 1.LüneburgFederal Republic of Germany

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