A Puzzle for Pirates

• Published in 1999
In the collection
A generalisation of the puzzle where pirates divide up a stash of coins by proposing splits in decreasing order of seniority. If a split is voted down, the proposing pirate is thrown overboard.

BibTeX entry

@article{APuzzleForPirates,
title = {A Puzzle for Pirates},
abstract = {A generalisation of the puzzle where pirates divide up a stash of coins by proposing splits in decreasing order of seniority. If a split is voted down, the proposing pirate is thrown overboard.},
url = {https://omohundro.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/stewart99{\_}a{\_}puzzle{\_}for{\_}pirates.pdf},
year = 1999,
author = {Ian Stewart},
comment = {},
urldate = {2018-04-03},
collections = {Puzzles}
}