Interesting Esoterica

A Dozen Hat Problems

Article by Ezra Brown and James Tanton
  • Published in 2009
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Hat problems are all the rage these days, proliferating on various web sites and generating a great deal of conversation—and research—among mathematicians and students. But they have been around for quite a while in different forms.

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Also known as prisoner puzzles

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item59
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article
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2016-04-12
date_published
2009-09-14

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	key = {item59},
	type = {article},
	title = {A Dozen Hat Problems},
	author = {Ezra Brown and James Tanton},
	abstract = {Hat problems are all the rage these days, proliferating on various web sites and generating a great deal of conversation—and research—among mathematicians
and students. But they have been around for quite a while in different forms.},
	comment = {Also known as prisoner puzzles},
	date_added = {2016-04-12},
	date_published = {2009-09-14},
	urls = {http://intranet.math.vt.edu/people/brown/doc/dozen{\_}hats.pdf},
	collections = {games-to-play-with-friends,protocols-and-strategies,puzzles},
	url = {http://intranet.math.vt.edu/people/brown/doc/dozen{\_}hats.pdf},
	urldate = {2016-04-12},
	year = 2009
}