MATC Mathematics Club
Madison Area Technical College
"The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle"
Abstract: The Tower of Hanoi Puzzle originally appeared as an interesting amusement and curiosity in the latter part of the 19th century. Recently there has been a renewed interest in this popular puzzle, it can be used to introduce the idea of recursion. Some variations of the puzzle such as allowing an additional peg leads to interesting questions and conjectures.
Biography: Norbert J. Kuenzi Professor Ph.D. (1969); University of Iowa Research Interest: Probability
Previous Lectures: (#7"Some Binary Curiosities") , (#43"How many Coconuts?--The Famous Monkey, Sailors, and Coconuts Problem") , (#63"Some (Sum) Numerical Curiosities for 2007")
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