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Re: a challenge/problem.

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  • Subject: [mg40137] Re: a challenge/problem.
  • From: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>
  • Date: Sat, 22 Mar 2003 05:08:30 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: The University of Western Australia
  • References: <b56hga$bve$1@smc.vnet.net> <b5efij$651$1@smc.vnet.net>
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Simon wrote:

> I've got a puzzle, im not sure how to solve, a friend of mine asked
> me to make a program that given a number of teams (which must be more
> than 4 but other than that just dividable by 2) - now, there is
> teams\2 matches in a round, and no team must play more than 1 match
> in a round (making the number of rounds teams-1).

There is a Mathematica Notebook at 

  http://mathworld.wolfram.com/Tournament.html

which gives graphical (pun intended) representations of tournaments.
 
Cheers,
Paul

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