The Better Solitaire Player: A Computer or Human

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Lee Ann Hester Bryan (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
Web Site: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/library

Abstract: Some people play solitaire in definite strategies, left to right or right to left, while others play a random strategy called free-form. Can the strategy being used support the idea of solitaire as a game of chance or a game of skill? If a comptuer plays solitaire, will it be more skillful than a person at winning or will luck be a factor? These are the types of questions that this study will attempt to address by compairing the raito of wins to total games played by the coputer and human players.

Additional Information

Publication
Honors Project
Chancellor's Scholars Program
Language: English
Date: 1985
Keywords
Solitaire, Klondike solitaire, computers

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