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CWSF 2005 - Vancouver, British Columbia

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Bidisha Sen

Parrondo's Paradox
Division:Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Region:Calgary Youth
City:Calgary, AB
School:Calgary Science School
Abstract:The recently reported Parrondo's Paradox states that two guaranteed losing games can be combined to make a winning game. This project demonstrates the effect of choice on the game patterns and other variables on the outcome of a combination game (i.e., limitations of the applicability of the paradox).

Awards Value
Honourable Mention - Physical & Mathematical Sciences
Sponsor: Encana Corporation