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Old 2005-10-16, 11:33   #7
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Originally Posted by Citrix
I have a variant of this question:
What algorithm should the monster use?
If the monster has no control over the placement of the individuals in the line, his only strategy to improve his odds is:

CHEAT (change the rules) -- Assuming that the group is capable of determining and executing the optimum strategy, the odds of survival are independent of the actual color placements.
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