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Gambling strategies for random sequences

George Davie
Suid-Afrikaanse Tydskrif vir Natuurwetenskap en Tegnologie | Vol 29, No 1 | a3 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/satnt.v29i1.3 | © 2010 George Davie | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 13 January 2010 | Published: 13 January 2010

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George Davie,, South Africa

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Abstract

There is a general consensus that it is not possible to gamble successfully against a random se-quence. This consensus is based on results from probability theory that all gambling systems arein some sense futile and the idea that at any stage of the sequence, the next outcome is entirelyunpredictable.

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Willekeurigheid; Kolmogorov-kompleksiteit; Algoritmiese toevalsry; Martingaal

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